I learned…that inspiration does not come like a bolt, nor is it kinetic, energetic striving, but it comes into us slowly and quietly and all the time, though we must regularly and every day give it a little chance to start flowing, prime it with a little solitude and idleness.
Brenda Ueland (via observando)
I am a feminist. I’ve been female for a long time now. I’d be stupid not to be on my own side.
Maya Angelou (via vaguelyhomicidal)