I have as much soul as you — and full as much heart! And if God had gifted me with some beauty and much wealth, I should have made it as hard for you to leave me, as it is now for me to leave you!
“There is immense pressure to look a certain way and that’s not just for an actress. It is a difficult thing for any young woman to navigate. You see a picture of me and I’m too skinny, or you see a picture of me in a bikini and I’ve got cellulite, and both of those are bad things. This idea of anybody that could possibly be perfect is, again, ridiculous.”
‘“Esteem him?” “Like him?” Use those insipid words again and I shall leave the room this instant.’
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Trailer – “The Mockingjay Lives” (X)
Do you ever feel like a chess piece yourself? In a game being played against your will?
"Miss Bennet’s lovely face confirmed his views, and established all his strictest notions of what was due to seniority; and for the first evening she was his settled choice."
-(Austen, Chapter 15 [page 61])
Lydia Martin: Interesting tactic, but I’ll stick with ‘no’.
Stiles: Lydia, get up! Okay? You’re going to dance with me. I don’t care that you made out with my best friend for some weird power-thing. Lydia, I’ve had a crush on you since the third grade, and I know that somewhere inside that cold, lifeless exterior there’s an actual human soul. And I’m also pretty sure that I’m the only one who knows how smart you really are. And that once you’re done pretending being a nitwit, you’ll eventually go off and write some insane mathematical theorem that wins you the Nobel Prize.