- ERYKAH BADU: What do you, as a man, envy about what it means to be a woman?
- KENDRICK LAMAR: There’s just a certain knowledge instilled in a woman. There are these things that women have that men just can’t grasp: the understanding of love; the understanding of being; having a certain type of care in your heart and knowing when to be compassionate; knowing how to be a confidante…
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"You have to find the right distance between people. Too close, and they overwhelm you. Too far, and they abandon you." -Hanif Kureishi (via ohwittlephamnator)
"One writes out of one thing only — one’s own experience. Everything depends on how relentlessly one forces from this experience the last drop, sweet or bitter, it can possibly give. This is the only real concern of the artist, to recreate out of the disorder of life that order which is art." -James Baldwin (x) (via ahorton92)
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"Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive." -Hafiz (via loveyourchaos)
"People empty me. I have to get away to refill." -Charles Bukowski (via lumisays)