"Truly powerful people don’t explain why they want respect. They simply don’t engage someone who doesn’t give it to them."
"A warrior feeds her body well. She trains it, works on it. Where she lacks knowledge, she studies. But above all, she must believe in her strength of will and purpose and heart and soul."
"I am that clumsy human, always loving, loving, loving. And loving. And never leaving."
"What’s your favorite thing about your mother?"
"She loves life more than anyone I’ve ever known. I hope she doesn’t mind me telling you this, but recently she’s had some health problems. And her health got so bad at one point, she called me and said: ‘I was starting to wonder if there was any reason to go on. But then I had the most delicious pear!’"
"I don’t owe people anything, and I don’t have to talk to them any more than I feel I need to."
"Please hear me, Girl: The world has enough women who know how to do their hair. It needs women who know how to do hard and holy things."
“After dating for five years, we split up for nine months. We only just recently started seeing each other again, and it feels like dating for the first time.”
“What made you two decide to get back together again?”
“You love who you love. If it’s meant to be, you will find your way back to each other.”
*In Plymouth, MA
"Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new."