"Please don’t just sit there like a vacant little catastrophe if you don’t understand this."
"The real romantics know that stretchmarks are beauty marks, and that different shaped women fit into the different shapes of men souls, and that real romance is really sacrifice."
"I think I’m allergic to people who are unwilling to broaden their perspectives."
"She tried to rid the broken parts of herself. But then she was not whole."
"A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke."
Dinah Washington: You want me to sound like Julie London?
Producer: No, sound like Dinah Washington
Dinah Washington: Would you rather me sound like Lady?
Producer: I’d like you to sound like Dinah Washington
Dinah Washington: I could sound like Spokane, Washington (laughs)
Producer: I-I’d like you to sound like Dinah Washington! (laughs)
(Source: harrybelafontes, via thatkindofwoman)
"It’s scary to think that there are words meant for me but were never said to me."