I would like to be known as an intelligent woman, a courageous woman, a loving woman, a woman who teaches by being.

Maya Angelou 

Let your intuition emerge from your logical mind’s shadow. We are designed to connect with each other at levels much deeper and more detailed than we can begin to imagine.

Brian Weiss 

you are terrifying
and strange and beautiful
and not something everyone knows how to love

Warsan Shire - 'For Women Who are 'Difficult' to Love' [x]
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My father used to say, “Don’t raise your voice. Improve your argument.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu 

It took many years of vomiting up all the filth I’d been taught about myself, and half-believed, before I was able to walk on this earth as though I had a right to be here.

James Baldwin (via cosmofilius)