the ever-living ghost of what once was

"I don’t understand why sex is more shocking than violence."

Lea Seydoux talking about American films. (via tvshows-who-knows)

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"I suppose I’ll always be overvulnerable, slightly paranoid."

Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (via ljosio)

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"The silence depressed me. It wasn’t the silence of silence. It was my own silence."

Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar (via lifeinpoetry)

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"It is illegal for women to go topless in most cities, yet you can buy a magazine of a woman without her top on at any 7-11 store. So, you can sell breasts, but you cannot wear breasts, in America."

Violet Rose (via c-icatrix)

This is one of my favorite quotes about sexualization/objectification vs autonomy of female bodies bc it’s so succinct

(via platonicsbeforeerotics)

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