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Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History

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ruggedgrace:

"There is almost nothing in our society besides rugby that allows women to be truly physically aggressive, to use our bodies in the same unselfconscious, unafraid, assertive way that men use theirs all the time." -Amy Perfors, "Why Play Rugby?"

ruggedgrace:

"There is almost nothing in our society besides rugby that allows women to be truly physically aggressive, to use our bodies in the same unselfconscious, unafraid, assertive way that men use theirs all the time." -Amy Perfors, "Why Play Rugby?"

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I am hard on myself. But isn’t it better to be honest about these things before someone else can use them against you? Before someone else can break your heart? Isn’t it better to break it yourself?
Stephanie Perkins, Isla and the Happily Ever After (via quoted-books)

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