B: The more you know who you are, the less you let things upset you.
C: Yeah, I just don’t know what I’m supposed to be, you know? I tried being a writer but I hate what I write. I tried taking pictures, but they were so mediocre. You know, every girl goes through a photography phase. You know … horses, taking dumb pictures of your feet.
B: I don’t want to leave.
C: Then don’t. Stay here with me. We’ll start a jazz band.
The more I spoke about feminism, the more I realized that fighting for women’s rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating. If there is one thing I know for certain is that this has to stop. For the record, feminism by definition is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It is the theory of political, economic and social equality of the sexes. […] You might think: who is this Harry Potter girl? What is she doing at the UN? I’ve been asking myself at the same thing. All I know is that I care about this problem and I want to make this better. And having seen what I’ve seen and given the chance, I feel my responsibility to say something.
I will not ask you for forgiveness. What I have done is unforgivable. I was so lost in hatred and revenge. I never dreamed that I could love you so much. You stole what was left of my heart. And now I’ve lost youf o r e v e r.
I grew up on certain movies, particular movies that said something to me as a kid from Missouri, movies that showed me places I’d yet traveled, or different cultures, or explained something, or said something in a better way than I could ever say. I wanted to find the movies like that.