"When I started, these rocks were bathed in light. Now they’re just shadowy masses. So I have to decide how I want to remember them."
Publishing professional. Expect a lot of: Avatar: the Last Airbender, Doctor Who, feminism, and book quotations, among other things.
|me:||chill the fuck out|
"At 15, Zhan Haite has gained worldwide notoriety for her education activism, challenging China’s longstanding policy of hukou, which blocked thousands of migrant workers from taking the high school entrance exams that would give them a chance to lift their lives and families out of economic hardship.
Over her parents’ objections, and despite fears of backlash in a country that doesn’t have the best reputation for embracing dissident speech and protesters, Haite persevered and got the government to loosen its regulations. Though there is still much more to be done, Haite is just getting started.”
"I’m not too emotional of a guy. People say I have a good heart, but they’re wrong. I have principles. The heart is a fickle thing. There’s no way I can love everybody. So I’m not even going to try. But I can respect everyone whether I love them or not. And that I try to do."