last night a guy said to me “you are very, very pretty” and i said “i know” and he said like patronisingly “you KNOW?” and i said “you think you’re the first person to ever compliment me?” and he didn’t know where to go from there
"You can be a feminist that loves dolling up, wearing stilettos and loves make up, loves lingerie, loves looking beautiful, or you can be a feminist that doesn’t give a shit, or you can be somewhere in between. It doesn’t really matter. It shouldn’t apply to physicality. Feminism is just the making of a decision by your own volition. As long as you don’t feel as though you are living by the expectations of somebody else. I guess that’s how I’ve broken it down for myself."
Just can’t get enough persimmon.
"Daenerys’ idea of an ideal first date I think would probably be somewhere in the desert with a horde of Dothraki."
"What is love?”
"It’s just chilling, you know? Kicking it with somebody, talking, making mad stupid jokes. And, like, not even wanting to go to sleep, cause then you might be without ‘em for a minute. And you don’t want that."
I thought I was going to school to be other people, but really, what I learned was to be myself - accepting myself, my strengths and weaknesses. -Lupita Nyong’o
“When you love someone, you give them everything, but then they turn out to be a dick, and everything gets chucked back in your face. Then you’re insecure, paranoid, and jealous, and you’re obsessed over that person. It’s one massive head game because you’re like, “Who am I now?” You feel like this shriveled-up Gollum-like creature. And then you hate yourself because you’re trying so hard and it’s just not working. That’s what my album’s about.”