Marlene Dietrich photographed by Mercedes de Acosta, 1930s
"The worst memories stick with us, while the nice ones always seem to slip through our fingers."
"Why do we feel it’s necessary to yak about bullshit in order to be comfortable?"
Pulp Fiction (1994) dir. Quentin Tarantino
Guys and Dolls, 1955
Suppose nobody stops for us.
They’ll stop all right. It’s all a matter of knowing how to hail’em.
And you’re an expert, I suppose.
Expert? I’m gonna write a book about it and call it “The Hitchhiker’s Hail”.
There’s no end to your accomplishments, is there?
You think it’s simple, huh? Well, it is simple. It’s all in that old thumb, see?
Sophia Loren, early 1950s