Age 21. I love herbals and classic film and interesting people and beautiful places. Peace.
"I tried to stay away…I fought…I prayed…I lied to myself…But in the end, I had to see you."

Greta Garbo & John Gilbert in Flesh and the Devil (Clarence Brown, 1926)

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“… the presence of my mother obsessed me. I could hear her voice, see her, imagine what she would do or say as I went about my day’s doings. She was one of the invisible presences who after all play so important a part in every life […], It is perfectly true that she obsessed me, in spite of the fact that she died when I was thirteen, until I was forty-four. Then one day walking round Tavistock Square I made up, as I sometimes make up my books,To the Lighthouse; in a great, apparently involuntary, rush. One thing burst into another. Blowing bubbles out of a pipe gives the feeling of the rapid crowd of ideas and scenes which blew out of my mind, so that my lips seemed syllabling of their own accord as I walked. What blew the bubbles? Why then? I have no notion. But I wrote the book very quickly; and when it was written, I ceased to be obsessed by my mother. I no longer hear her voice; I do not see her.
I suppose that I did for myself what psycho-analysts do for their patients. I expressed some very long felt and deeply felt emotion. And in expressing it I explained it and then laid it to rest.”

—Virginia Woolf, A Sketch of the Past (via wavingtovirginia)

“I cry not because I’m weak but I just can’t express my feelings into words”

—a novel about me (via speakly)

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fewthistle:

Ava Gardner. California. 1940s.
Photographer: Bettman/Corbis Archive

fewthistle:

Ava Gardner. California. 1940s.

Photographer: Bettman/Corbis Archive

avalaviniasgirl:

“We became ­lovers forever, eternally. Big words, I know, but I truly felt that no matter what happened we would always be in love.”

—Ava Gardner

avalaviniasgirl:

“We became ­lovers forever, eternally. Big words, I know, but I truly felt that no matter what happened we would always be in love.”

—Ava Gardner

harrybelafontes:

Happy 90th Birthday Lauren Bacall (September 16, 1924 - August 12, 2014)

"I believe in the truth, and I believe in saying what you think. Why not? Do you have to go around whispering all the time or playing a game with people? I just don’t believe in that. So I’m not the most adored person on the face of the earth. You have to know this. There are a lot of people who don’t like me at all, I’m very sure of that. But I wasn’t put on earth to be liked. I have my own reasons for being and my own sense of what is important and what isn’t, and I’m not going to change that.” 

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