Constantly together since they were children, they had grown up very much alike. Lucrezia’s intelligence impressed close observers like Il Prete, but, dazzled by her golden hair and her famous charm, they failed to divine the Borgia toughness beneath the feminine skin. She shared with her brother the nerves of steel and incapacity for real feeling which had enabled her to survive the experiences of the last few years unscathed. Their mutual affection was based on similarity of character and outlook, and strengthened by the sense that the rest of their world regarded them as dangerous outsiders. [x]
get to know me meme [3/10] movies - the dreamers (2003)
"a revolution isn’t a gala dinner. it cannot be created like a book, a drawing or a tapestry. it cannot unfold with such elegance, tranquility and delicacy.. or with such sweetness, affability, courtesy, restraint and generosity. a revolution is an uprising. a violent act, by which one class overthrows another."
Icarus, the son of Daedalus, attempted to escape from Crete by means of wings that his father constructed from feathers and wax. He ignored instructions not to fly too close to the sun, and the melting wax caused him to fall into the sea where he drowned.
You’re not your job. You’re not how much money you have in the bank. You’re not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet. You’re not your fucking khakis. You’re the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world.
“I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.”