"You won’t do our things with another girl, or say the same things, will you?"
— A Farewell to Arms (Ernest Hemingway)
"The idea of colorblindness pushes any discussion toward a narrow view of discrimination, privilege, and subordination. It promotes an attitude that since society should not notice race, “we don’t have a problem” anymore."
— Michael Omi (via supersleepyzahra)
"I don’t think love is always a huge, cataclysmal emotional event. I think sometimes it sits in front of you for a very long time until you glance over and say, oh, there you are. I don’t think it’s your saving grace. I think it’s the hand that you hold while you save yourself. I don’t think it’s someone who sweeps you off your feet. I think it’s someone who stays right beside you and lets you walk on your own. I don’t think it’s always a blazing but temporary insanity of racing hearts and hormones. I think that’s the love that changes us. The love that should stay with us is the calm, deep, thorough knowing that you want to be with someone despite logical objections. And what may be even more important than anything is that I think you find your own love at the very edges of where other people’s love pushes you."
— (via theperksofbeingtiffany)
"You can’t say “I don’t do politics”, because silence is a political statement."
— Tariq Ramadan (via uniteforpalestine)