We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It’s never your fault. But it’s always your fault, because if you wanted to change you’re the one who has got to change.
Katharine Hepburn, Me: Stories of My Life (via larmoyante)
Motherfuckers will read a book that’s 1/3 elvish, but put two sentences in Spanish and White people think we’re taking over.
Junot Diaz to the interview question “Do you think using Spanish in your writing alienates some of your readers?” (via lamegrownup)