"You can get quite self-conscious at times, there’s this business of your close up coming up, but in that big ball scene he put three cameras on it. And in lots of the dinner scenes too, so you wouldn’t actually know when your moment was coming. That’s why it’s got that lovely unaware quality to it, you really did feel it’s being observed. I think it’s because people didn’t know they were being watched really, that’s what you get, this window on life.”

(Rosamund Pike)

Okay, so you’re probably going, “Is this like a Noxzema commercial or what?” But seriously, I actually have a way normal life for a teenage girl.

woodlei:

get to know me meme: [1/5] movies

Pride and Prejudice; "And those are the words of a gentleman? From the moment I met you your aroggance and conceit and your selfish disdain for the feelings of other made me realize that you are the last man in the world I could ever be prevailed upon to marry.

carolinebingleys:

THE JANE AUSTEN CHALLENGE | Favorite Austen man? [1/3]

"… but his friend Mr. Darcy soon drew the attention of the room by his fine, tall person, handsome features, noble mien; and the report which was in general circulation within five minutes after his entrance, of his having ten thousand a year. The gentlemen pronounced him to be a fine figure of a man, the ladies declared he was much handsomer than Mr. Bingley, and he was looked at with great admiration for about half the evening, till his manners gave a disgust which turned the tide of his popularity; for he was discovered to be proud, to be above his company, and above being pleased; and not all his large estate in Derbyshire could then save him from having a most forbidding, disagreeable countenance, and being unworthy to be compared with his friend."

My Favorite Movies Ever {2/?}: Austenland (2013)

requested by shallicomparetheetolagrenouille.

rurikids:

Things I love: Jane Austen’s novels

I could not sit seriously down to write a serious Romance under any other motive than to save my life, and if it were indispensable for me to keep it up and never relax into laughing at myself or other people, I am sure I should be hung before I had finished the first chapter

she began now to comprehend that he was exactly the man who, in disposition and talents, would most suit her

" I think you feel very lonely if you’re not loved. If you can’t find that love somewhere, you’re going to have a pretty meaningless life.”

(Keira Knightley)

pemberley-state-of-mind:

"Pride and prejudice", Chapter 60.

My dear Mr. Bennet, have you heard that Netherfield Park is let at last?

tzarytsa:

 jane austen marathon: persuasion (1995)

I’m so happy! I know a million others have said it before, but none with such justice.

©LB