"You think ‘Okay, I get it, I’m prepared for the worst’, but you hold out that small hope, see, and that’s what fucks you up. That’s what kills you."
Stephen King, “Joyland”
"We did that often, asking each other questions whose answers we already knew. Perhaps it was so that we would not ask the other questions, the ones whose answers we did not want to know."
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Purple Hibiscus
Race Track Fashions. Life Magazine (1958)
“Recently a woman took my arm, looked at me very seriously and said, “You’re quite pretty in real life.” I didn’t quite know how to take it!”
Leona Binx Walton by Terry Tsiolis for Vogue Russia