“I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness. And yet I take a kind of pleasure in indulging them”
“I think you’ll find that every woman in her heart of hearts longs for three things: to be romanced, to play an irreplaceable role in a great adventure, and to unveil beauty. That’s what makes a woman come alive.”
My eyes are damp, and I’m sick of this feeling. Maybe I’m a bitch. Maybe I’m better as an independent though.
“Don’t confuse my personality with my attitude. My personality is who I am. My attitude depends on who you are.”
At the end of class, when the teacher asks if there are any questions
Trying to figure out how I’ve gotten to this point in my life
“Going back to a simpler life based on living by sufficiency rather than excess is not a step backward. Rather, returning to a simpler way allows us to regain our dignity, puts us in touch with the land, and makes us value human contact again.”