Downton Abbey Season 2 Episode 2: "Episode 2" Quotes
The world was in a dream before the war, but now its woken up and said goodbye to it. And so must we.Lord Grantham
Matthew and Mary look so natural together. Did you notice?Lady Grantham
Bates: I don't know if I've dreaded this moment or longed for it.
Anna: Well, either way, it's happened.
Matthew: Who cast you the Florence Nightengale?
Mary: We can't leave all the moral high ground to Edith, she might get lonely there.
Violet: I say good. If someone is to manage things it should be our creature.
Isobel: Why? Are you planning to divide his loyalties?
Violet: I wouldn't say I was planning it.
Rosamund: Marmadude wasn't a rough diamond, was he mama?
Violet: No, he was just cut and polished comparitively recently.
Not bad. Try to fit in a bit of practice. There's plenty of time to get it right before anyone sees it who matters.Mary
Mary: Really, Granny, Lavinia Swire knows Richard Carlisle. So what? One knows many people in London.
Violet: I don't know many people who would threaten me behind the laurels.
Mr. Carson: I'm sure the chain of command will be sorted out soon.
Miss O'Brien: Or there will be blood on the stairs.
Mr. Carson: Thank you Miss O'Brien.
What these men will need is rest and relaxation. Will that be achieved by mixing ranks and putting everyone on edge?Violet