“Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.” — Margaret Atwood (via misandry-mermaid)

“If you open your mind as widely as possible, then signs and hints of almost imperceptible fineness, from the twist and turn of the first sentences, will bring you into the presence of a human being unlike any other. Steep yourself in this, acquaint yourself with this and soon you will find that your author is giving you, or attempting to give you, something far more definite.” — Virginia Woolf, who took her own life on March 28, 1941, on the art of reading (via explore-blog)