You have to find the right distance between people. Too close, and they overwhelm you. Too far, and they abandon you.
— Hanif Kureishi (via cdeeezy)
You are a woman. Skin and bones, veins and nerves, hair and sweat. You are not made of metaphors. Not apologies, not excuses.
— Sarah Kay, from “The Type” (via liquidlightandrunningtrees)