A woman should lead her life as a nomad. She should stay alert and be ready to...– Fatima Mernissi, Scheherazade Goes West (via lyddawiyya) Oh Fatima, you are my love. Quotes from the summer reading list.
Are we willing to countenance the sometimes violent task of remaking...– Saba Mahmood, Politics of Piety (via faroutinto) Quotes from the summer reading list.
My argument is that there cannot be a universal definition of religion, not only...– Talal Asad (1993) Genealogies of Religion (p. 29). Quotes from the summer reading list. Love you, Asad. Get at me.
There is no one right way to live.– Daniel Quinn, Ishmael (via the-glass-unicorn) Quotes from the summer reading list.
I am made and remade continually. Different people draw different words from me.– Virginia Woolf (via nostorybook) Quotes from the summer reading list.
thesleepwalkofourlives: “As a jealous man, I suffer four times over: because I am jealous, because I blame myself for being so, because I fear that my jealousy will wound the other, because I allow myself to be subject to a banality: I suffer from being excluded, from being aggressive, from being crazy, and from being common.” ― Roland Barthes, A Lover’s Discourse: Fragments Quotes from...
No need to sparkle. No need to be anyone but oneself.– Virginia Woolf (A Room of One’s Own)