"I don’t consider the books to be anti-authoritarian. But I do think it is important, if you think something is wrong, to question authority — because, you know, there are villains in real life, and they don’t always wear black capes and black hats. Sometimes they’re dressed like authority figures. And kids need to know that it’s important to question them."
@2 days ago with 952 notes
#authority #question #reality #truth
"[But come here, fear.]
@4 days ago with 275 notes
#joy harjo #quote #fear #persistence
I am alive and you are so afraid of dying."
"There comes a time when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your own heart. So you’d better learn the sound of it. Otherwise you’ll never understand what it’s saying."
@5 days ago with 126 notes
#quote #sarah dessen #heart #self #understand