The best part of waking up…ballet all day.

More important, going on the market did something to me that I desperately needed in my seventh year of graduate studies: it motivated me. It revitalized me. Suddenly, I was excited about my dissertation again. It was no longer a seemingly endless project with a completion date that could be continuously postponed; instead, it became the major hurdle holding me back from a new life. Finishing the dissertation was my ticket out of professional and financial instability, and I became eager to tackle it.”

"When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier."

Diane Von Furstenberg  (via thatkindofwoman)

Cutting a path across history, in the guise of more than forty varied screen heroines who shared a singular face and accent, Katharine Hepburn embodied the most sought-after strengths of modern women, and then habitually followed a man into confusion and defeat. The strengths—intelligence, independence, gall—were the memorable part, and formed a dramatic premise in themselves.”

Hepburn’s Tess Harding is everything Jo March and the generations of world-seeking girls who modelled themselves on Jo ever dreamed of becoming, a woman immersed in a life of adventure and achievement and importance.”

Preach, David Lynch.  HAPPY COFFEE DAY!

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"Get action. Do things; be sane; don’t fritter away your time; create, act, take a place wherever you are and be somebody; get action."

Theodore Roosevelt

"I am a part of everything that I have read."

Theodore Roosevelt