you’ll find that you’re not the first person who was ever confused, frightened and even sickened by human behaviour. You’re by no means alone on that score, you’ll be excited and stimulated to know. Many, many men have been just as troubled moral and spiritually as you are right now. Happily, some of them kept records of their troubles. You’ll learn from them - if you want to. Just as someday, if you have something to offer, someone will learn something from you. It’s a beautiful reciprocal arrangement. And it isn’t education. It’s history. It’s poetry.”
— The Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger
we’re watching family feud and the question is “a man would break up with a woman if she has too many what” and my dad just automatically yelled out “nipples”
Hairdresser: do you like it?
Me: yes thank you
*goes home and cries*
- Charlotte Whitton (via bookphile)
- ― Sigmund Freud (via psych-quotes)