“I am eternally, devastatingly romantic, and I thought people would see it because ‘romantic’ doesn’t mean ‘sugary.’ It’s dark and tormented — the furor of passion, the despair of an idealism that you can’t attain.”—Catherine Breillat (via blua)
An interesting article about the the perceived distance between beauty and intelligence in women.
It’s horrible how prevalent this thought process is. I was once talking with a guy about a girl in computer science, and he essentially said that if she was wearing a dress, it’s more likely that she sucks at cs.
I love fashion. I’m really into dressing up. But once in a while, it does cross my mind if people in my engineering classes think less of my intelligence because of it.
“I begin to realise how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. He taught me that if you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good, either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be.”—My Uncle Oswald by Roald Dahl (via teeaah)