"The hardest part is when you can’t remember the beginning, or see the end"
"Ancient societies had anthropomorphic gods: a huge pantheon expanding into centuries of dynastic drama; fathers and sons, martyred heroes, star-crossed lovers, the deaths of kings - stories that taught us of the danger of hubris and the primacy of humility."
"I ran my fastest 10,000m in Iceland the other day and felt like Mo Farah. Then I realised it took me 46 minutes, and I remembered that Mo Farah won Olympic Gold by finishing 20 minutes faster than that…"
— via Tom Hiddleston - Mail on Sunday: Live Magazine (via ello-beastie
"The closest I’ve got to it is when I used to play rugby, and there are no bayonets or rifles, or horses, but you’re putting your body on the line for something. It sounds so trite to compare rugby with warfare, but I think the warlike spirit of man has been channelled into sport in the modern age."
— via Tom Hiddleston when asked where we can find the modern equivalent of “quest” and “honour” of war. (via guynovesishappytobehere
"The one thing I despise is how everything artistic, political or intellectual has to be refracted through this prism of class consciousness. It probably is more sensitive to me but everything becomes really narrow-minded and pedantic and bigoted."
‘to thine own self, be true and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.’”
"What would it have been like if I had been adopted, and lied to, and betrayed, and also had some kind of strange magical power?"
“It’a movie about man and a woman. And I play man…”
- Tom Hiddleston
OMG you perfect! I can’t even!!!!!
"The Americans have this word, which I think is kind of untranslatable, which is badass."