A forgetfulness of words will form the exact idiom to understand the glances of our closed eyes.
You are present, intangible and you are all the universe that I form to the space of my room. Your absence shoots forth trembling in the sound of the clock, in the pulse of light; your breath through the mirror. From you to my hands I go all over your body, and I am with you a minute, and I am with you a moment, and my blood is the miracle that travels the veins of the air from my heart to yours. -Frida Kahlo
Interviewer: What would you say the disadvantages of being an extremely beautiful woman?
Vivien: What awkward questions you ask. I don’t—depends on who thinks I am. I don’t think I am.
Interviewer: But you must’ve realized very early in life that you were…
Vivien: No, I didn’t.
Interviewer: And don’ t you think you are?
Interviewer: Well I can assure you that here’s one!
Vivien: Well you’re very kind, thank you very much.
I’ll never forget seeing Bette Davis at the Hilton in Madrid. I went up to her and said, “Miss Davis, I’m Ava Gardner and I’m a great fan of yours.” And do you know, she behaved exactly as I wanted her to behave. “Of course you are, my dear,” she said. “Of course you are.” And she swept on. Now that’s a star. -Ava Gardner