Every month I choose a quote from people far wiser than me to appear here.

"High school is a microcosm of trapped individuals. They legally have to show up at this place, no matter how rotten it is. The other inhabitants are young, and stupid, and thoughtlessly cruel. It doesn’t matter if your heart is bleeding, or if someone’s going to beat you up, or you’re getting harassed, or you’re failing. You have to go. The emotions generated by this situation are extremely intense [...]."   by Emily (E) Lockhart

Thanks to Hekner

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