inspirational queen of everything

Draw a map, find a path. Take a breathe, and run.

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Part of me is like bring this bitch back because she’ll be going next week, I don’t fucking care. Regardless of what happened today, this week, whatever… I’m going to win. 

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Happy birthday Ruth Elizabeth Davis aka Bette Davis!! ♥♥♥♥

(April 5, 1908 - October 6, 1989)

I think it’s a terrible hindrance for any female to have a lot of intelligence in private life. But I think in business, sometimes it’s even worse because there’s deep resentment. No question about it. From the male side of business. We all work for men. They’re the people in charge and I think they find women easier who haven’t the ability to think for themselves or stand up for themselves. One can make more enemies as a female with a brain, I think. No question about that, among the opposite sex. But I don’t think in business it matters whether you’re a man or a woman if you can do your job and have a brain.


My first memory of Bette Davis is of a powerful image burning on a small screen. When I was a girl, in the sixties, I’d come home from school and I’d turn on the old movie channel and plunk down on the couch with my girlfriends and take lessons from Bette Davis on how to scare the hell out of a man! Some thirty years later when I received the first annual Bette Davis lifetime achievement award at Boston University, I was very very very honored. For me, Bette Davis stood out from other actresses because of her signal audacity. The audacity I’m talking about is the bravery of her work. Bette Davis seemed willing. She even had an appetite for parts that were conventionally unappealing. She changed the requirement that actresses in the movies invariably be likable or attractive. She lifted the veil of appropriate behavior in women to expose what was scary, unexpected or ugly. In other words, to do what was appropriate for the character. - Meryl Streep


Bette Davis was so important to me as a young actress. At the age of 17 starting out in Gaslight, she was my inspiration. Her performance as Mildred in Of Human Bondage was my reference point. In her home Bette has a pillow and with it the embroidery says ‘old age is not for sissies’. For Bette Davis youth, middle age, no time of life is a place for sissies. She is an original. There has never been anyone, before or since, who could touch her. - Angela Lansbury


The great lesson I learned from Bette was her absolute dedication to getting everything just right. She used to spend hours studying the character she was going to play, then hours in make-up ensuring that her physical appearance was right for the part. I have always tried to put the same amount of work into everything I’ve done. - Olivia de Havilland 

“Wonderland? Why that’s the best place on earth” -t.m.

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Remembering Gene Tierney on her birthday.

(November 19th 1920 — November 6th 1991)

There are many ways to fail. Some reject success, and others do not recognise it when success comes.”

5

Henry and Snow inspiring Regina to believe in hope again. Just like she taught them to.

“Let’s go in the garden
You’ll find something waiting
Right there, where you left it
Lying up-side down

When you finally find it
You’ll see how it’s faded
The underside is lighter
When you turn it around

Everything stays~
Right where you left it.
Every thing stays…
But it still changes
Ever so slightly
Daily and nightly
In little ways
When everything stays”


- Rebecca Sugar

http://rebeccasugar.tumblr.com/post/133578557678/the-original-demo-for-everything-stays-i-was-so

They say we’re going to hell

18 Days until Swan Queen is coming

“You’re close,” hinted Ri.
Emma’s eyes dropped to Ri’s lips and she leaned in closer. “How close?”
“Very,” giggled Ri.
A tiny distance away from her lips, Em cupped Ri’s face gently and whispered. “Can I kiss you?”
- Double Trouble by princesscharming1983

Other Days

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Remembering Gene Eliza Tierney on her birthday.

(November 19th 1920November 6th 1991)

Life is not a movie. But I do not make that point in a sad or regretful way. I can only wonder, if my life had been a movie, would a director have cast Gene Tierney to play the part? The bitter with the sweet makes for a better part.