Despair is a much more dangerous feeling than fear, because fear is an intense feeling and, even if it can be momentarily paralyzing, in the end it calls for action, and, surprisingly, it can also create solutions. But despair is a feeling that calls for passivity and acceptance of reality even if it is unbearable, and it sees every spark of hope, every desire for change as a cunning enemy.
Can we talk about how on point this tweet is
women: being a woman is hard
men: I thikn youre forgetting something: it is also hard to be a man. just letting you know that you forgot to mention that when you were talking about being a woman
Cracked lips and coffee stained teeth.
Sometimes you wake up and don’t remember falling asleep.
Sunlight is spilling onto the floorboards and you avoid it like a disease.
Your heart is pounding over an empty stomach and you hope you remembered to lock the door.
You’re sitting in a crowded cafe;
You notice there are three other girls with hair the color of bricks
And suddenly you don’t feel special anymore.
The X-Files theme song is playing and no one else seems to notice. (via ravenous-ghosts)
ravenous-ghosts abridging distances. & stanza is Italian for room.
We all romanticize the people we adore.
Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of the week.
Exclusive behind-the-scenes shots of Marina rehearsing with her assistant, Hannah Ballou, who (naturally) was moved to tears.