"Our slender bodies cannot hide in clothing. We must drink our fill not from your silver goblets but from cool mountain springs."

Cantata profana, Béla Bartók

"One cannot force one’s self to love; but love presupposes understanding, and in order to understand, one must exert one’s self."

"Poetics of Music", Igor Stravinsky

straylightjay:

10 questions to never ask a transgender person by Laura Jane Grace

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"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection"

Gautama Buddha (via psych-facts)

adrieldaniel:

“Children have the strangest adventures without being troubled by them.”

-J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

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"The work of the eyes is done. Go now and do the heart-work on the images imprisoned within you."

Rainer Maria Rilke (via likeafieldmouse)

"Life is a strange, fast trip. I’m just glad we all have seats."

The L Word

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"Let’s admit, without apology, what we do to each other."

Detail of the Fire by Richard Siken

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even just a little better, a little happier

even just a little better, a little happier

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