Category Archives: self-respect

I’d rather be a free spinster and paddle my own canoe. ~Louisa May Alcott

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The ghosts of all the women you used to be are all so proud of who you have become, storm child made of wild and flame. ~Nikita Gill

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I can live alone, if self-respect, and circumstances require me so to do. I need not sell my soul to buy bliss. I have an inward treasure born with me, which can keep me alive if all extraneous delights should … Continue reading

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Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.~Veronica A. Shoffstall

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Come sit down beside meI said to myselfAnd although it doesn’t make sense,I held my own handAs a small sign of trustAnd together I sat on the fence.~Michael Leunig

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