One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

André Gide

Plant some shit

Ron Finley

Je ne pouvais pas ne pas le faire —
I couldn’t not do it.

Philippe Squarzoni

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anaïs Nin

To create means to connect. It is to abolish the gap between the body, the mind, and the soul, between science and art, between fiction and non-fiction.

Nawal El Saadawi

I myself have never able to find out precisely what a feminist is. I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.

Rebecca West

Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.

Audre Lorde