thoughts from the crooked letter

Some wise words from Dame Julie.

hellogiggles:

“THE HARM IN ASKING” – A HILARIOUS NEW BOOK BY SARA BARRONby Marianna Tabares http://ift.tt/QUkuKJ

"When I was a child, my favorite story was about a man who lived forever, but whose eyes were heavy with the weight of all he’d seen. A man who fell from the stars.

Girls are trained to say, ‘I wrote this, but it’s probably really stupid.’ Well, no, you wouldn’t write a novel if you thought it was really stupid. Men are much more comfortable going, ‘I wrote this book because I have a unique perspective that the world needs to hear.’ Girls are taught from the age of seven that if you get a compliment, you don’t go, ‘Thank you’, you go, ‘No, you’re insane.’

Lena Dunham, in an interview with The Guardian (x)  (via blackbruise)

I’m not all about Lena Dunham, but this is important.

(via thenewwomensmovement)

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hellogiggles:

CONFESSION: I AM NOT AN ANIMAL LOVERby Amy Foster http://ift.tt/1gV0YbB

Me.
smartgirlsattheparty:

Mary Oliver is pretty kick-ass at #SharingSmarts.

smartgirlsattheparty:

Mary Oliver is pretty kick-ass at #SharingSmarts.