Your name does not belong on this list. But you need to be here if I’m going to tell my history. If I’m going to explain why I did what I did. Because you aren’t every other guy. You’re different. You’re good and kind… and decent. And I didn’t deserve to be with someone like y o u. I never would.
“He feels like a real guy who has some weight on his shoulders, and yet you look in his eyes and see this vulnerability and this sweetness. For me that really encapsulates the vibe of so many African-American men that I know and love. But in film and television we either see the alpha or the emasculated. He represents this beautiful hybrid of all that complexity.” — Ava Duvernay on Lakeith Stanfield
lost ≡ quotes ♥ tell me something, Jacob. why do I gotta be punished for your mistake? what made you think you could mess with my life? I was doing just fine until you dragged my ass to this rock. no you weren’t. none of you were.