Girl, stay angry. Girl, be selfish.
Girl, walk away from him when he raises his hand.
There is no place that can handle you,
but you must go anyway, to the hills,
the mountains, the cities.
They’ll call you monster,
and they’ll be so right.
Girl, show them.
Girl, run your hands along the
wound and seal it with your
They thought they could get to you.
They though they could take you
and make you small.
There may be bruises but you are
no little thing.
Girl, show them your claws.
Show them your wings.
Show them your army of injuries
who have come to fight.
Show them the others like you.
Take over the city. Own the mountains.
Bite the hand and the one
behind their back with all the good stuff.
Girl, show your teeth.
Never forget what you can do with them.
But where does Dockery begin and the equally resolute Lady Mary end? “I’m asked this a lot, but I still have to think about it. Really, I’m so different from her,” Dockery demurs. “I love that she’s so complex. She’s very modern in that sense because she’s more than a strong woman: She’s witty, vicious even. She doesn’t suffer fools, yet she’s sensitive. She’s a mixed bag, and I enjoy playing those sides of her.”
-Michelle Dockery for Miami Magazine March 2014
Not in quote form, but a real “winner” I found in the opinions section. Be prepared for thinly-veiled homophobia.
I saw this and was thrilled. Harvard’s homophobes who write shit for their college paper are worst than ours!
My favorite is when straight boys I thought I could trust drunkenly tell me they would fuck me straight.
It’s just my favorite.
Those moments when you stop and actually think about the fate of all the Marauders Era characters and you just