“One will abide, and will confess that another is nobler than he, that another is richer, more handsome, and even that he is more learned, but that another is richer in reason scarcely any will confess: Rare is he who will concede genius.”— Sor Juana
“You’ll find another.”
God! Banish the thought. Why don’t you tell me that ‘if the girl had been worth having she’d have waited for you’?
No, sir, the girl really worth having won’t wait for anybody.”— F. Scott Fitzgerald (via eloisegraceetc)
“By ignoring the past, we are encouraged to repeat its mistakes. The ‘generation gap’ is an important social tool for any repressive society. If the younger members of a community view the older members as contemptible or suspect or excess, they will never be able to join hands and examine the…