Pluto and Persephone. I looked at his back, prim as a parson’s, tried to imagine the two of them together. His big white hands with the square nails. - the secret story; donna tartt
3x10 // 4x10
endless list of horror films - The Sixth Sense (1999)
Mark Ryder in season 1 and Mark Ryder in season 3 don’t even look like the same person??
The main thing you can change is how you perceive yourself. Stop looking in the mirror and realize that you’re living for yourself, not other people … I have belly fat like everybody else, and I don’t want to be airbrushed on the cover of a magazine. I don’t want someone to swap out my stomach with a supermodel. I don’t want dirty old men looking at me in my underwear.
— François La Rochefoucauld
i know of no queen of england save my mother, and i will accept no other queen except my mother
An ideal beauty according to the canon, with her gold curls and her snow-white skin. Her blonde-reddish hair is spread out on her shoulder. The texture of the skin and the expanse of the breast, just hidden from the viewer’s eye, the contrast between the light white fabric of the pleated camicia and the shiny silk brocade of the drape, are an invitation to the viewer. — ”Women in Italian Renaissance Art: Gender, Representation and Identity” *
You are the most beautiful treasure the Vatican contains. You’re Lucrezia Borgia. x