❝ We assume others show love the same way we do — and if they don’t, we worry it’s not there.
—Unknown (via horriblebrandi)
White peoples’ definition of racism is hurt feelings, instead of what it actually is, and that’s systematic destruction of an ethnic group. Understand that, and then you’ll understand why racism doesn’t “go both ways”.
❝ You never get over it. But you get to where it doesn’t bother you so much.
—Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides (via simply-quotes)
❝ Even though it had only been two weeks since I’d seen him last, it felt like months, and sometimes I found myself wondering if our brief time together had been real at all. Yeah, it had been real. I had a heart that was cracked in two as a souvenir of just how real it all was.
—Monica Alexander, Buried Castles (via simply-quotes)