"Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor."
"I guess it can’t be too often that two people can laugh and make love, too, make love because they’re laughing, laugh because they’re making love. The love and the laughter come from the same place: but not many people go there."
"The role of the artist is exactly the same as the role of the lover. If I love you, I have to make you conscious of the things you don’t see."
— James Baldwin (via monamade)