To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name. In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex. It was not that he felt any emotion akin to love for Irene Adler. All emotions, and that one particularly, were abhorrent to his cold, precise but admirably balanced mind.
- Arthur Conan Doyle (A Scandal in Bohemia, 1888)
Naomi: It all means so much to you, doesn’t it?
Naomi: Life. You just live a bit harder than everybody else does. You splash about. You wallow in it. Like you can’t lose a moment.
Garrett Hedlund, Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan and Oscar Isaac attend the ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ photocall during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 19, 2013 in Cannes, France.
“Your uncle is clearly quite drunk, your grace.” “I am. Guilty.”