Let me be, was all I wanted. Be what I am, no matter how I am.
—Henry Miller, from Henry Miller on Writing (via liquidnight)
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 be withheld, or offered only at a price I cannot afford to give.
—Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre (via liquidnight)