"I know a lot of different kinds of people; what I want is to show each of them how the others really are. You hear so many lies!" He fell silent for a moment. "When I was twenty, I realized that everyone was lying to me, and it made me mad. I think that’s why I started writing and why I’m still writing."

Simone de Beauvoir, from The Mandarins (via a-thousand-words)

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Stay single until someone actually compliments your life in a way that makes it better not to be single. If not, it’s not worth it.

— (via nyu-tah)

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