Joan Didion | On Self Respect

"People with self-respect have the courage of their mistakes... It is a question of recognizing that anything worth having has its price. "
Joan Didion, On Self Respect. Slouching Towards Bethlehem .

* The most important essay I've ever read (it seems self respect is something I need to work on.)


  1. ahhhh sam. seriously soul mates. this exact thing ended my day in tears yesterday, and a 3 hour long conversation with Charlene. we need to talk. and i need to read this essay.

  2. we need to get together for some tea or something asap.

  3. cassy, somewhat nameless, and hiven : Every line in this essay is as poignant as this. I definitely recommend it!

    cara yes please! January after the holiday madness? I want to meet your little darling!


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