not language but a map

writer, reader, eater of bagels. cracking inappropriate jokes to cut tension since 1989.
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You will always be too much of something for someone: too big, too loud, too soft, too edgy. If you round out your edges, you lose your edge.

Apologize for mistakes. Apologize for unintentionally hurting someone — profusely. But don’t apologize for being who you are.

– danielle laporte  (via realdwntomars)

“Your memory is a monster; you forget—it doesn’t. It simply files things away. It keeps things for you, or hides things from you—and summons them to your recall with will of its own. You think you have a memory; but it has you.”

– John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany (via simply-quotes)