"Stop saying it’s okay when your soul’s bleeding. Stop trying to dodge knives that always end up in the depths of your heart. Stop looking to the ceiling hoping that tears won’t overflow. Stop taking people’s shit. Walk away. Fuck them all."
— E.B., Self advice
"Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. You will find someone who loves you. You have a whole lifetime; time takes time. The only way to fail at life is to abstain."
"write about me"
and I told her
"break my heart first"
"I’d spent the last three years trying to build up some kind of a skin, so I wouldn’t drip with blood every time I brushed up against something. She was naked, she peeled herself daily."
Happy Birthday Oscar Hammerstein II!
The great lyricist and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II was born on July 12. Find out more about the man who wrote the book and lyrics for Show Boat, Carmen Jones, Carousel, The King and I, The Sound of Music and more at PlaybillVault.com.