"Life was too short to be with someone who wasn’t quite right, someone who made you think more than they made you feel."
"The problem with waiting for someone, whether that wait is an hour or a lifetime, is everyone’s ‘clock’ is different. So what you might consider forever is only a little while to them, or vice versa."
There’s a difference between somebody who wants you and somebody who would do anything to keep you.
"Just because I let you go doesn’t mean I wanted to."
"Don’t allow your mind to tell your heart what to do. The mind gives up easily."
"Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured."
"Columbia Univeristy senior Emma Sulkowicz plans on carrying an extra-long, twin-size to every class, every day until the man she says raped her moves off campus. Sulkowicz is one of three women who made complaints to Columbia against the same fellow senior, who was found "not responsible" in all three cases."
Beyond ‘No Means No’ by Jessica Valenti for The Guardian