"Having a low opinion of yourself is not modesty. It’s self-destruction."
Vigilius Eriksen,The Queen Dowager Juliane Marie (detail) 1776.
Vintage Lesbian - my new favorite internet search. Besides the fact that I want to dress like them all the time, they looks so sweet and happy. It’s refreshing to be reminded that in spite of our culturally ingrained homophobia, there have always been girls who say: “Fuck expectations, we love who we love!”
He was insufferable, but Penelope wasn’t going to say so, because it would only make her sound like a character in a very bad romantic novel.
—Julia Quinn, Romancing Mister Bridgerton