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❝ …the older I get, the more I see how women are described as having gone mad, when what they’ve actually become is knowledgeable and powerful and fucking furious. ❞
—   Sophie Heawood  (via brosetta-stone)   —

wearyvoices:

Astrid Bergès-Frisbey by Dan Martensen for ELLE | August 2014.

"I have never known birds of different species to flock together. The very concept is unimaginable. Why, if that happened, we wouldn’t stand a chance! How could we possibly hope to fight them?" - The Birds (1963)

If someone falls down, pick them back up. Just because there’s not a frickin camera in your face doesn’t mean you don’t have to look out for each other.

prezant:

If you think my blog sucks wait till you see my life 

Reclining Naiad, Antonio Canova (details).

swanjolras:

this blog typically only mentions harry potter when discussing criticisms of it, but can i take a moment to talk about hermione granger

this is a girl who finds out that magic is real and she’s a witch and promptly spends the next several months studying in case there’s a test

and, three years later, her greatest fear is still that she’s failed all of her tests and, by implication, will be kicked out of the wizarding world

this is a girl who figures out singlehandedly that nicolas flamel is the one who invented the philosopher’s stone, that the potions puzzle can only be solved by logic, that the monster in the chamber of secrets is a basilisk and that it’s petrifying people AND that carrying around a mirror will protect you from it, that sirius black sent harry that broomstick, that professor lupin is a werewolf, that while severus snape is the worst person ever he’s not actually working for voldemort, that the person who wrote in harry’s 6th year potions book is incredibly sketchy, that godric’s hollow is a terrible place to spend christmas

this is a girl who has despicable slurs thrown at her by the SON OF A KNOWN HATE CRIMINAL when she is TWELVE, this is a girl who is casually and viciously insulted by her potions teacher on her FIRST DAY OF CLASS and again and again afterwards (“i see no difference” when her face is hexed to make her teeth grow out like rabbits’, “insufferable know-it-all”, etc), this is a girl who is literally attacked by an incredibly deadly basilisk because she is a muggle-born (again when she is TWELVE), who is CONTINUALLY in physical danger simply because she happens to be a witch with muggle parents

this is a girl who actively endeavors to end the oppression of others by starting a society to protect the welfare of house-elves; this is a girl who responds to bullying and hatred and discrimination by being the best damn student hogwarts has ever seen; this is a girl who, when she is eleven years old, knows that in desperate times, “kindness and bravery” are more important than getting to one-up your peers academically

this is a girl who erases the fact that her family knows she exists in order to help save the world

in a deeply flawed narrative, hermione granger is fucking flawless

Rare photographs of Marilyn during the filming of the Jack Benny Program which aired on 13 September 1953.

Rosamund Pike | Toronto International Film Festival Portraits

floralls:

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modestmgmtofficial:

identical twins have so much power tbh last year my lab partner steve came in with pierced ears and everyone was like whoa steve when did u get them pierced and he was like i’ve had them for 3 years. i’m not steve. and he just sat down and started taking notes. the next day steve came in and was like did u guys see my brother jake yesterday lmao we switched schools

Shot by Olivia Hemus for Metro Magazine