I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
- Anaïs Nin
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
- Albert Camus
It hurts to think that all these hills,wildflowers and forests will soon be replaced with houses,roads and businesses
- Bohemianist (via bohemianist
There I went again, building up a glamorous picture of a man who would love me passionately the minute he met me, and all out of a few prosy nothings.
- The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath (via ibecamethesun