"He only wanted me when he was lonely."
— (via beyondings)
"You have your whole life ahead of you. Be smart. Study hard and be independent…You must rely on yourself. No matter what else people may steal from you, they will never be able to take away your knowledge. The world is changing. You must make your own life outside this home."
— Adeline Yen Mah, Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter (via swiftbeat)