Found this in an antique store the other day and just had to get it.
"When we love something, isn’t it as if we have grown hands
especially to hold it? What have we ever touched
and not had to watch turn ugly
by the light of some sort of moon?"
— Catie Rosemurgy, excerpt from Miss Peach Gets Lucky
Black Panther, Merab Abramishvili
"Deep in each man is the knowledge that something knows of his existence. Something knows, and cannot be fled nor hid from."
— Cormac McCarthy
Alexander McQueen F/W 2005
How do I look? Seth Lord:
Like a queen. Like a goddess. Tracy Lord:
And do you know how I feel? Seth Lord:
How? Tracy Lord:
Like a human. Like a human being."
— from The Philadelphia Story, directed by George Cukor and written by Donald Ogden Stewart, Philip Barry and Waldo Salt
"Longed for him. Got him. Shit."
— a “Six Word Story” by Margaret Atwood
“Loneliness is like starvation: you don’t realize how hungry you are until you begin to eat.”
— Joyce Carol Oates, Faithless, via slaughterhouse90210
Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner in a scene from “The Great Sinner”, 1949
"The illusion which exalts us is dearer to us than ten thousand truths."
— Anton Chekhov, Gooseberries, quoting Pushkin