kate beckett + up close and personal (season six)
"How long will it take… I don’t know if I can do it… Even if I could forgive myself… This is what I am now. And you’ll never know who I was before. My past is my own.”
It’s really not that complicated. I’ve got red in my ledger, I’d like to wipe it out.
You can’t just accept things, Oliver. If I had accepted my life I would be a cocktail waitress in Vegas like my mother, and I never would’ve gone to college, and I never would’ve moved a thousand miles away to work at Queen Consolidated, and I never would have believed some crazy guy in a hood when he told me I could be more than just some IT girl.
Rachel Nichols through the years - 2005 to 2014 (one photo a year)
"You clean now?"
"Yeah, kicked everything. Living like a priest."