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“In school the Pythagorean Theorem and Quadratic Formula were instilled in my mind, but I never remembered how to love myself. I was taught how to differentiate an arithmetic sequence from a geometric sequence, but never how to differentiate the nice boys from the boys who just wanted to use me. I was told to stop bullying and take a stand, but never how to go about it. I learned that taste buds have a lifespan of about two weeks, but never why I could still taste him months after he left. I could recite paragraphs in Latin but was left speechless when someone asked what I liked about myself.”—is this really what we need to learn? // 5-27-14 // 9:03PM (via restrictedthoughts)

“Suddenly she realized that what she was regretting was not the lost past but the lost future, not what had not been but what would never be.”—A Nice Quiet Place (F. Scott Fitzgerald)