You are like a chestnut burr, prickly outside, but silky-soft within, and a sweet kernel, if one can only get at it. Love will make you show your heart some day, and then the rough burr will fall off.
– Louisa May Alcott
It is our choices… that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
– J.K. Rowling
I warn you all, hatred is finding fertile soil within me. And in your compassion, in your every good intention, you nurture it.
– Steven Erikson
Sometimes monsters are invisible, and
sometimes demons attack you from the inside.
Just because you cannot see the claws and the teeth
does not mean they aren’t ripping through me.
Pain does not need to be seen to be felt.
– Emm Roy
What an individual does with them afterward is up to them.
When you don’t dress like everybody else, you don’t have to think like everybody else.
– Iris Apfel