“The problem […] is that when you get there, there isn’t any there there.” —Gertrude Stein
My nana is just the greatest woman.
“I will respect both French law and Muslim law by taking off what I have on my head and not showing my hair.” —
A 15-year-old French Muslim girl who beat the ban on Islamic headscarves in schools by shaving her head.
“I can never read all the books I want; I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in life. And I am horribly limited.” —Sylvia Plath