Please don’t expect me to always be good and kind and loving. There are times when I will be cold and thoughtless and hard to understand. Sylvia Plath (via wordsnquotes)

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There are things you can’t back down on, things you gotta take a stand on. But it’s up to you to decide what them things are. You have to demand respect in this world, ain’t nobody just gonna hand it to you. How you carry yourself, what you stand for—that’s how you gain respect. But, little one, ain’t nobody’s respect worth more than your own. Mildred D. Taylor, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (via wordsnquotes)

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I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close. Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets (via wordsnquotes)

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