Can you remember who you were before the world told you who you should be?
“There is hardly a better way to avoid discussion than by releasing an argument from the control of the present and by saying that only the future will reveal its merits.”
– Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism
“There’s a brief moment when you first wake up where you have no memories, a blissful blank slate, a happy emptiness, but it doesn’t last long and you remember exactly where you are and what you are trying to forget.”
– Carrie Bradshaw, The Carrie Diaries (via hplyrikz)
I will spend more time with myself in this lifetime than anyone else. Let me learn to be the kind of person I would like to have as a friend.