"I don’t really deeply feel that anyone needs an airtight reason for quoting from the works of writers he loves, but it’s always nice, I’ll grant you, if he has one."
"Seymour: An Introduction", J.D. SalingerArchive Ask me something literary.
Female job applicants with children are 44 percent less likely to be hired for a job than are childless women with similar qualifications. Fathers, by contrast, are 19 percent MORE likely to be hired than are comparably qualified men without children. "Getting a Job: Is there a Motherhood Penalty?" American Journal of Sociology, 2007 (via checkprivilege)
I will only say that of later years I have tried to write less picturesquely and more exactly. In any case I find by the time that you have perfected any size style of writing, you have always outgrown it. George Orwell, Why I Write (via distantheartbeats)
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