"Being dressed up makes you incredibly vulnerable. Vulnerable to being pestered or abused, and incredibly visible."
|~ Grayson Perry in UK Harper’s Baazar, November 2014 (via theepitomeofquiet)|
"Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man… It is the comparison that makes you proud: the pleasure of being above the rest. Once the element of competition is gone, pride is gone."
| ~ C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity (via alifelivedwell)|
"One doesn’t know quite what it is that one wants to get off the chest until one’s got it off."
|~ T. S. Eliot (via theparisreview)|
"Just because they give you their attention, does not mean you should give them your heart. Read what I just said, repeat it until you have learned it, and live it."
| ~ T.B. LaBerge // Things I’m still learning at 25 (via tblaberge)|