You should never be surprised when someone treats you with respect, you should expect it.
— Sarah Dessen, Keeping the Moon (via i-m-still-alive)
When I’m old and gray, I want to have a house by the sea. And paint. With a lot of wonderful chums, good music, and booze around. And a damn good kitchen to cook in.
— Ava Gardner (via breakthequiet)
Sometimes people try to destroy you, precisely because they recognize your power — not because they don’t see it,
but because they see it and they don’t want it to exist.
— Bell Hooks (via psych-facts)
I was 17 when I wrote that,” she reminds me. “That’s the age you are when you think someone can actually take your boyfriend. Then you grow up and realize no one takes someone from you if they don’t want to leave.
— Taylor talking about Better Than Revenge (via silver-blonde)