"I don’t want to be liked, particularly, I’d like to be understood."
-Bette Davis, from The Lonely Life: An Autobiography (via violentwavesofemotion)

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Syrian man drinking tea after his house was bombed 
"There is no shame in being hungry for another person. There is no shame in wanting very much to share your life with somebody."
-Augusten Burroughs (via perfect)

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"If tomorrow, women woke up and decided they really liked their bodies, just think how many industries would go out of business."
-Dr. Gail Dines (via volatilebodies)

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Mark Twain on the Language of Kindness
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