"When I look down at this golden statue may it remind me and every little child that no matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid."
Lupita Nyong’o accepting her award for Best Supporting Actress (via policymic)
"The Mexican is grave, taciturn, and melancholic, with a deeply rooted love of the mysterious, slow to anger, yet almost inhuman in the violence of his passions when aroused. He is usually gifted with a logical mind, quickness of apprehension, and an ability to regard the subtle side of things with great nicety. Patient and imitative, the ancient Mexican excelled in those arts which demanded such qualities in their execution. He had a real affection for the beauty in nature and a passion for flowers…"
The Myths Of Mexico And Peru, Lewis Spence (via huacmansayak)