Christy ~ 24

They all need something to hold on to, they all mean well. Pay your respects to society giving me hell.
❝ Don’t wait too long. Life takes unexpected turns, so we don’t always have the time we think we have. ❞
- Sylvain Reynard (via significances)

“Yes, vanity is a weakness indeed. But pride - where there is a real superiority of mind, pride will be always under good regulation.”

Paris, hôtel de Lassay, salon des Eléments, Jules Degoullons, Mathieu Le Goupil et Jules de Joly, 1726-1730 et 1845-1848

A pair of late 19th century Wedgewood vases decorated in the traditional manner with white neo-classical decoration against a pale blue ground, each having an oval cameo in the centre of each vase depicting labours of Hercules mounted in gilt bronze in the Louis XVI manner. English, circa 1870 (via  Mallett Antiques)
❝ The things I’d do to wake up next to you ❞
- (via shutdownthecity)

reign meme: [1/2] two ladies in waiting » Kenna de Poitires
❝ what i want is to be
aware of the spaces between stars, to breathe
continuously the sources of sky,
a veined sail moving,
my love never setting
foot to the dark
anvil of earth ❞
- Pat Lowther, from “Random Interview,” in Time Capsule (with thanks to a-pair-of-ragged-claws)

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.

Leonardo da Vinci

- (via touchn2btouched)
❝ I hated labels anyway. People didn’t fit in slots—prostitute, housewife, saint—like sorting the mail. We were so mutable, fluid with fear and desire, ideals and angles, changeable as water. ❞
- Janet Fitch, White Oleander (via introspectivepoet)