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When in the presence of someone with whom you have a bond, and to whom you have entrusted your feelings, it is hard to lie and get away with it. The truth just wants to come flowing out.
“Grief, I’ve learned, is really just love. It’s all the love you want to give, but cannot. All that unspent love gathers up in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in that hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go.”
Jamie Anderson

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
“Some people ask: “Why the word feminist? Why not just say you are a believer in human rights, or something like that?” Because that would be dishonest. Feminism is, of course, part of human rights in general—but to choose to use the vague expression human rights is to deny the specific and particular problem of gender. It would be a way of pretending that it was not women who have, for centuries, been excluded. It would be a way of denying that the problem of gender targets women.”
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, We Should All Be Feminists

Kikuko Tsumura
“Whoever you were, there was a chance that you would end up wanting to run away from a job you had believed in, that you would stray from the path you were on.”
Kikuko Tsumura, There's No Such Thing as an Easy Job

“A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms.”
Zen Shin

Terry Pratchett
“How did you get here, little girl?’ she said, in a voice that suggested gingerbread cottages and the slamming of big stove doors.”
Terry Pratchett, Equal Rites

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