The Prancing U-Boot

164 notes

You don’t believe you and I could change things?

William Pitt became the youngest Prime Minister and led Britain against France and Napoleon. William Wilberforce led movements that abolished the slave trade and reformed the education system. They’re buried near each other in Westminster Abbey. 

(via insufferableknowitall1083)


"Now then, a bhalach, got yourself in a right swivet, have ye no?” 
↳Jamie - 1x03 The Way Out 

83 notes


"Now then, a bhalach, got yourself in a right swivet, have ye no?” 

Jamie - 1x03 The Way Out 

2,104 notes


art history meme: (1/5) movements - The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

The Pre-Raphaelites were a group of English painters, poets, and critics that were founded in 1848. The group’s intention was to reform art by rejecting what it considered the mechanistic approach first adopted by Mannerist artists who succeeded Raphael and Michelangelo.

Lady Godiva by John Collier, 1897

Lady of Shalot by John William Waterhouse, 1888

Hylas and the Nymphs by John William Waterhouse, 1896

God Speed! by Edward Leighton, 1900

Ophelia by John William Waterhouse, 1889

(via nibi-nix)

174 notes

Tell me we’re not crazy, you and I. To put ourselves through all of this, when the outcome is so uncertain.

(Source: cilllianmurphy)

1,342 notes

All right… I’m glad it’s a girl. And I hope she’ll be a fool—that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool…
You see, I think everything’s terrible anyhow… And I know. I’ve been everywhere and seen everything and done everything. (The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald)

(Source: tsarskoschei, via miss-cath)