…where i will purposely exhaust myself in order to be able to sleep. because i just can’t take another hour of what-ifs and i-should-haves. i know i’m not the only one who stays up late at night thinking about everything. and i mean everything.
“Women cannot be expected to struggle alone against the forces of discrimination and exploitation. I recall the words of Dante, who reminded us that “The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of moral crisis.” Today in this world, in the fight for the liberation of women, there can be no neutrality.”—Benazir Bhutto in a 1995 speech in Beijing at the World Conference of Women. This is a beautiful speech, go read all of it. (via thepoliticalnotebook)