and sometimes she'll get sad and she'll share it with you. not for you to cheer her up. just be quiet and feel it with her. because sometimes she needs to feel it to let it go, but she doesn't want to feel so alone.
I understand now that I'm not a mess but a deeply feeling person in a messy world. I explain that now, when someone asks me why I cry so often, "For the same reason I laugh so often—because I'm paying attention.
A well read woman is a dangerous creature. I think I would say a well read person is a dangerous creature, for they have been taught to have an open and questioning mind that thinks beyond the small box societies at large wish to place one in.
Dum spiro spero means "While I breathe, I hope" in Latin and is a modern paraphrase of ideas that survive in two ancient writers, Theocritus and Cicero. It is a motto of various places, families, and organizations.