I rarely found myself beautiful, although sometimes I thought I might be if I were carefully groomed and polished and the light was just right. Always aware of every flaw, I felt a terrible gap between the way the world perceived me and the way I felt about myself.
Can’t Buy Me Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel by Jean Kilbourne (via marinashutup)
Beautiful things don’t ask for attention
Sean O’Connell, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (via kayleyhyde)