Evening Post: August 12, 1899.

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“Be relentless without being obnoxious. Be ambitious, and own your ambition—that goes especially for women. It’s okay to say, ‘I want greatness.’”

A conversation with the wonderful Roxane Gay on The Great Discontent. The above calls to mind Debbie Millman’s memorable advice to “imagine immensities.”

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“Write loyalty and kindness deep within your heart.”
— Proverbs 3:3 (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)

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“Have patience with all things— but first with yourself. Never confuse your mistakes with your value as a human being. You are perfectly valuable, creative, worthwhile person simply because you exist. And no amount of triumphs or tribulations can ever change that.”
— Saint Francis de Sales (via kvtes)

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“With such a hell in your heart and your head, how can you live? How can you love?”
—  Fyodor Dostoevsky, from The Brothers Karamazov (via violentwavesofemotion)

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“what is ‘belief’ but a willingness to suspend the negatives?”
— Margaret Atwood, MaddAddam
“First the bad things and then the story.”
— Margaret Atwood, MaddAddam