Give me a blank stare, a forced smile, something tasteful and replete with undertones.
I opened my mouth, almost said something. Almost. The rest of my life might have turned out differently if I had. But I didn’t.
I think people place a “life or death” attachment on other people or things, simply because they place no such value on themselves.
Fanny Price, Mansfield Park (via analyticalmuslim)
I was quiet, but I was not blind.