What is the distance between my voice and my longing?
What is there?
You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
Don’t attach yourself to anyone who shows you the least bit of attention because you’re lonely. Loneliness is the human condition. No one is ever going to fill that space. The best you can do is know yourself… know what you want.
My life is a struggle between my need for acceptance, my fear of rejection, and a desire to not care at all.
Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and the thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see greatness within you, even when you don’t see it yourself.
Since Freud, people think you either want to be a man or hate men. You only exist in relationship to men.
Sarah Schulman, A Different Sort of Sell For Gay Authors; The New Lesbian Literati Can Take or Leave Crossover Appeal (Washington Post 1993)