"Yes. I am the TOP Bitch and I will get lost."
"It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust."
— Samuel Johnson
"She was desperate and she was choosey at the same time and, in a way, beautiful, but she didn’t have quite enough going for her to become what she imagined herself to be."
— Charles Bukowski, Factotum (via larmoyante)
"Family quarrels have a total bitterness unmatched by others. Yet it sometimes happens that they also have a kind of tang, a pleasantness beneath the unpleasantness, based on the tacit understanding that this is not for keeps; that any limb you climb out on will still be there later for you to climb back"
— Mignon McLaughlin
"If people refuse to look at you in a new light and they can only see you for what you were, only see you for the mistakes you’ve made, if they don’t realize that you are not your mistakes, then they have to go."