1. Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.

    bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions (via youveescaped)

    Absafuckinglutely. This is also stated by Henri Nouwen in his book Reaching Out: The Three Movements of the Spiritual Life.

    (via peoplespolitik)

    (via etiquette-etc)

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