I hope she’ll be a fool - that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.
Empress Elisabeth “Sissi” of Austria, in color.
I think, Mr. Gray, there are… tremors around us. Like the vibrations of a note of music. Hidden music. Some may be more attuned to them than others. What do those people do, those who have been chosen?
"I was somewhat frustrated, I have always loved period dramas and my friends were in these gorgeous-looking Jane Austen adaptations. I would be like, ‘I have all of this training, when will I get a chance to explore that side?’" — Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
The Age of Innocence - 1993
Rome has fallen into the hands of a corrupt monster. And you? The direct descendant of the father of the republic! What do you do?
may i kiss your neck?
don’t ask p e r m i s s i o n. if you want to do something, do it because it is your desire, not my allowance. you must risk rejection.vanessa: to be alien, to be disenfranchised from those around you. is that not a dreadful curse?
dorian: to be different, to be powerful. is that not a divine gift?
vanessa: to be alone.
dorian: to be seeking.vanessa: what?dorian: another.vanessa: like you?dorian: who shares your rarity.vanessa: then you’re no longer unique.dorian: n o r a r e y o u a l o n e.