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“My real life began with my marriage,” Grace said. “Sometimes, looking back after so many years, I think I really hated Hollywood without knowing it. I had lots of acquaintances there, and people I enjoyed working with and learned a lot from. But I found a great deal of fear among people in Hollywood—fear of not succeeding, and fear of succeeding but then losing the success. I’ve often said that it was a pitiless place, full of insecure people who had crippling problems. The unhappiness out there was like the smog—it covered everything. And I didn’t want to have to go along with all those illusions about youth when I was older. I had to be in my makeup chair at seven in the morning when I was twentysix. Rita Hayworth [who was thirty-seven] told me she had to be ready at six. I heard that Joan Crawford and Bette Davis [fifty and forty-seven, respectively] had to show up at five. What did that predict for me, if I stayed in the business any longer?” Grace Kelly (November 12, 1929 - September 14, 1982)
James Dean in his apartment on West 68th Street, New York City, 1955.
James Dean rehearsing a scene for Rebel Without a Cause.
“ The secret to happiness is the journey, not the destination. ”
Claire Chilton (via observando)
“ You want to remember that while you’re judging the book, the book is also judging you. ”
Stephen King, Night Shift (via observando)
"Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me" German program
Smile. You’re gorgeous!
“ A flower blossoms for its own joy. ”
Oscar Wilde (via observando)