[singing alone in shower] my name is marius pontmercy [raises voice seventeen octaves] and mine’s cosette
You don’t test a gentle person the way that you don’t steep tea for too long. Submerge me and I will imbue, and what was sweet will be bitter. I will be strong on your tongue and unpleasant to the taste, and you’ll regret drowning me in your guile.
My gentleness is not for your taking.
don’t date someone that promises you forever. date someone who acknowledges that life happens, that people change, that things may get in the way. date someone who, despite knowing all of that, tries their hardest for your relationship.
Take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.