Article: You Don’t Have to Be Pretty "You don't owe it to your mother, you don't owe it to your children, you don't owe it to civilization in general. Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked "female".
"Erwin Olaf - Mature (how often do we see beautiful photography of older adults, emphasizing their bodies and not hiding them?she is a beautiful older woman. I heard Julia Roberts said, "How odd is it that we don't know what getting old real
"Because you almost never get to see someone be fat and awesome Melissa McCarthy: "Your life, undoubtedly, is full of fat, awesome people." --from Rainbow Rowell's column "Why it matters (and doesn't) that Melissa McCarthy is fat"
When a woman says "I’m a feminist", she gets the eye rolls and the “Ohhhhh, great. She's probably a man hater”. When males say they are feminists they get “Wow! It’s great that you’re standing up for women’s rights!
"I brake for birds. I rock a lot of polka dots. I have touched glitter in the last 24 hours. I spend my entire day talking to children. And I find it fundamentally strange that you’re not a dessert person. It freaks me out. I’m sorry that I don’t talk like Murphy Brown. And I hate your pants suit. I wish it had ribbons on it or something just to make it slightly cuter but that doesn’t mean I’m not smart and tough and strong." --Zooey Deschanel's character on "New Girl"