Commonplace 10

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I think this quote is so powerful because it is extremely confusing. The most powerful quotes are the ones that we don’t entirely understand and are out for interpretation and this is definitely […]

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Commonplace entry 7

“We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls, you can have ambition, but not too much. You should aim to be successful, but not too successful. Otherwise, you would threaten the man.” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie This quote comes from one of my favorite feminists Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. This […]

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