The less you think about your oppression, the more your tolerance for it grows. After a while, people just think oppression is the normal state of things. But to become free, you have to be acutely aware of being a slave.
— Assata Shakur: An Autobiography (via sister-bell)
I fall in love all the time. With music, film, poetry. A smile. A bum. But rarely the whole of someone.
— Benedict Smith (via pfelps)