The Burtons
theme

"Famed as we are, rich as we are, courted and insulted as we are, overpaid as we are, centre of a great deal of attention as we are, [we] are not bored or blasé. We are not envious. We are merely lucky.
I have been inordinately lucky all my life but the greatest luck of all has been Elizabeth. She has turned me into a moral man but not a prig, she is a wildly exciting lover-mistress, she is shy and witty, she is nobody’s fool, she is a brilliant actress, she is beautiful beyond the dreams of pornography, she can be arrogant and wilful, she is clement and loving, Dulcis Imperatrix, she is Sunday’s child, she can tolerate my impossibilities and my drunkenness, she is an ache in the stomach when I am away from her, and she loves me!” 
— Richard Burton, 19 November 1968 – Paris (via)

"Famed as we are, rich as we are, courted and insulted as we are, overpaid as we are, centre of a great deal of attention as we are, [we] are not bored or blasé. We are not envious. We are merely lucky.

I have been inordinately lucky all my life but the greatest luck of all has been Elizabeth. She has turned me into a moral man but not a prig, she is a wildly exciting lover-mistress, she is shy and witty, she is nobody’s fool, she is a brilliant actress, she is beautiful beyond the dreams of pornography, she can be arrogant and wilful, she is clement and loving, Dulcis Imperatrix, she is Sunday’s child, she can tolerate my impossibilities and my drunkenness, she is an ache in the stomach when I am away from her, and she loves me!” 

Richard Burton, 19 November 1968 – Paris (via)

  1. bornthiswayxx reblogged this from elizabethandrichardburton
  2. ednatictac reblogged this from lilipopeline-elizabethtaylor
  3. varlaonly reblogged this from elizabethandrichardburton
  4. kattttasca reblogged this from elizabethandrichardburton
  5. garfieldmondays reblogged this from elizabethandrichardburton
  6. reginalambert reblogged this from greenkneehighs
  7. duchessofwellington reblogged this from greenkneehighs
  8. peridottears reblogged this from tiny-librarian
  9. faerie8 reblogged this from greenkneehighs
  10. paymeingoldangie reblogged this from elizabethandrichardburton
  11. mentolbombon reblogged this from greenkneehighs
  12. dailydoseofsquee reblogged this from booktick
  13. catronicon reblogged this from d1rty-d1ana
  14. l3elladonna reblogged this from elizabethandrichardburton
  15. brunetteonthecouchllo reblogged this from brunetteonthecouchllo
  16. le-battledress reblogged this from petite-piaf
  17. wannabpurfect reblogged this from elizabeth-taylors
  18. selador31 reblogged this from petite-piaf
  19. ominous-cha-cha-tempo reblogged this from tiny-librarian
  20. stilettoforbeginners reblogged this from loveofbeauty
  21. piccoleorecchie reblogged this from greenkneehighs
  22. marvelcomicwithicecream reblogged this from goodgollymissmollly
  23. goodgollymissmollly reblogged this from greenkneehighs
  24. petite-piaf reblogged this from greenkneehighs
  25. loveofbeauty reblogged this from tiny-librarian