“Motherfuckers will read a book that’s 1/3 elvish, but put two sentences in Spanish and White people think we’re taking over.”—Junot Diaz to the interview question “Do you think using Spanish in your writing alienates some of your readers?” (via sugarpuf)
“In school, listen to the teacher. In the theater, listen to yourself. There’s nobody but you, finally. Listen to your heart. It will tell you what’s interesting for the audience.”—Natalia Osipova advice for young dancers (via aurelie-dupont)
Been sewing all weekend and haven’t started homework. Feeling exhausted and nauseous. Might sleep early and get up early, get my boots to the cobbler, pray he can have the heels fixed by Wed, and then work at a cafe until I have to go to class.
“Maybe it’s just in America, but it seems that if you’re passionate about something, it freaks people out. You’re considered bizarre or eccentric. To me, it just means you know who you are.”—Tim Burton (via illuminated513)