My youngest flaunts her mind, and frightens away the suitors.
--- Louis Nicolas le Tonnerlier de Breteuil, on his daughter, the raddest person in history, Émilie du Châtelet. Emilie was a scientist in the 18th century who proved Newton’s ideas on velocity wrong. She also played a role in helping Einstein figure out E = mc2 with E=mv2 (via mashamorevna)
If a dead ancestor doesn’t appear in the sky to stop me, it can’t be that bad of a decision