The Mocha Brown Affair

"I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game.’"

- Toni Morrison (via ethiopienne)

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Jul 21

"The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely."

- Lorraine Hansberry (via atlasbrown)

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Jul 21

"Never worry why you weren’t chosen. Just work towards being undeniable."

- Marcus Troy (via senarusai)

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Jul 19

"The next message you need is always right where you are."

- Ram Dass (via mindofataurus)

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Jul 17

"There’s nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns."

- Octavia E. Butler (x)

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Jul 2

"Libraries were full of ideas – perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons."

- Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (via prettybooks)

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Jul 2

"That time you confused a lesson for a soulmate."

- Dream Hampton (via wildfairys)

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Jun 21

"I use to care what people thought about me until one day I tried to pay my bills with their opinions."


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I know that’s right.

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Jun 21

"Art is the only way to run away without leaving home."

- Twyla Tharp (via ohfairies)

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Jun 20

"I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good."

- Roald Dahl (via isawtoday)

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Jun 19