Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
my girl has girls of her own and time goes by really fast
"Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will"
"i want to apologize to all the women i have called beautiful
before i’ve called them intelligent or brave
i am sorry i made it sound as though
something as simple as what you’re born with
is all you have to be proud of
when you have broken mountains with your wit
from now on i will say things like
you are resilient, or you are extraordinary
not because i don’t think you’re beautiful
but because i need you to know
you are more than that"
"why did she win the nobel peace prize???"
"she didn’t do anything to deserve the nobel peace prize"
fuck anybody who wasn’t overjoyed when she won, this girl is providing a voice for uneducated and oppressed young people across the world whilst still advocating and campaigning for peace and anti-violence. after she was shot in the head.
(Source: stupidfuckingquestions, via mrsmiawallaces)
Woman speaks out against misogynistic abuse and is met with misogynistic abuse from men who believe misogynistic abuse doesn’t exist and that she should stop making them look bad.
"Codependency isn’t sexy. It isn’t romantic. It’s built with a fuse and will surely burn out. The healthiest thing you can say to the one you love is, “I would be okay without you, and that’s why I choose to stay.”"
"The story of Cassandra, the woman who told the truth but was not believed, is not nearly as embedded in our culture as that of the Boy Who Cried Wolf—that is, the boy who was believed the first few times he told the same lie. Perhaps it should be."
– In her cover essay
on silencing women in the October 2014 issue of Harper’s
, Rebecca Solnit
once again proves that she is one of our era’s greatest essayist – further evidence here
. (via explore-blog
Cambridge-based visual artist Lia Melia uses translucent layers of paint to create strikingly energetic paintings of crashing ocean waves that splash across the canvas.
A truly unstoppable force.