“I will not adjust myself to the world. I am adjusted to myself.”

Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934 (via hellanne)

thelightandthedark:

A British one penny coin from 1903 defaced by the Suffragettes

lauramcphee:

Swan Lake, Stuttgart Ballet, c1954 (Madeline Winkler-Betzendahl)

“… and her soul is dark, I think, and she knows it.”

Zulawski on Adjani (via psychic-apologies)

joaokerr:

The Last Sitting: Marilyn Monroe photographed by Bert Stern for Vogue, 1962

Diana Vreeland, the editor-in-chief of Vogue at that time, kept Marilyn’s scar in the original picture. She used to say: “I think there’s nothing duller than a smooth, perfect-skinned woman. A woman is beautiful by her scars.”

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