I’m self-sufficient. I spend a lot of time on my own and I shut off quite easily. When I communicate, I communicate 900 per cent, then I shut off, which scares people sometimes.Bjork on ‘Self-Sufficiency (via psych-facts)
Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as an escape.bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions (via feellng)
“What and how much had I lost by trying to do only what was expected of me instead of what I myself had wished to do?”
—Ralph Ellison, from Invisible Man
I was looking for myself and asking everyone except myself questions which I, and only I, could answer.Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man (via wordsnquotes)
truest shit ever spoken
Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper,Kahlil Gibran (via feellng)
That we may record our emptiness.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.Kahlil Gibran (via quotes-shape-us)
Mr. James Baldwin.
"Those of us who are revolutionary are not concerned with issues; we are concerned with the system."
| Kwame Ture (Stokely Carmichael)
black people who make fun of other black people for their skin tone
Black people who mock other black people’s accents and grammar
The police can go to downtown Harlem and pick up a kid with a joint in the streets. But they can’t go into the elegant apartments and get a stockbroker who’s sniffing cocaine.
I’ve seen more drugs behind the brick walls of my private college than I have ever even heard of back home in my hood.
It’s a known fact that you will find more drugs,especially hard drugs, in the suburbs than in the hood
Lupe Fiasco | Old School Love ft. Ed Sheeran
Diane Arbus - A young man and his pregnant wife in Washington Square Park, 1965