“Who worse equipped for everyday life than I? You yourself have reproached me for my unreality! How can I help it? You have never had any truck with what I consider the sordid side of life; I know nothing, have contrived to know nothing about things which any girl of 15 could explain to me. I live in a world peopled entirely by my own imagination. I live with people who have nothing in common with ordinary mortals, a world that a half crazy trouvere [minstrel] of the middle ages would have devised when drunk. I hate my world! What consolations are these flimsy fancies of mine when I’m half dead with crying and loneliness?” —Violet Trefusis, in a letter to Vita Sackville-West, dated 14 April 1919.
“She may be the duplicitous, conniving, incestuous Cersei Lannister to the rest of the world, but Lena Headey will always have a special place in our hearts as Luce from Imagine Me & You. Others say she’s a wanker on Game of Thrones; we know the real wanker is #9.” —AfterEllen Hot 100 (via delphineandcosima)
“Nothing and no one in the world could kill the love I have for you. I have surrendered my whole individuality, the very essence of my being to you. I have given you my body time after time to treat as you pleased, to tear to pieces if such had been your will. All the hoardings of my imagination I have laid bare to you. There isn’t a recess in my brain into which you haven’t penetrated. I have clung to you and caressed you and slept with you and I would like to tell the whole world I clamour for you…You are my lover and I am your mistress, and kingdoms and empires and governments have tottered and succumbed before now to that mighty combination - the most powerful in the world.” —Violet Trefusis, in a letter to Vita Sackville-West, dated March 1919.