Downton Abbey Season 2 Episode 1: "Season 2 Premiere" Quotes
I forbid it. To have strange men prodding and prying around the house. To say nothing of pocketing the spoons. It's out of the question.Violet
You'll find there's never a dull moment in this house.Violet
Don't feel sorry for me Mrs. Hughes I know what real love is and there are not many who can say that. I'm one of the lucky ones.Anna
By God I envy them though. I envy their self-respect and their ability to sleep at night.Lord Robert
War has a way of distinguishing between the things that matter and the things that don't.Matthew
Mr. Bates left because had he not done so, his wife was planning to engulf this house in scandal.Mr. Carson
Mr. Carson: Now, if I was a gentleman, I wouldn't want to know.
Mrs. Hughes: But you're not.
Mr. Carson: Fortunately.
Does this mean you'll be my girl? Daisy, because if it does I think I can tackle anything.William
If she's threatening to ruin me, then let her. The only ruin I can think of is to be without you.Anna
Sometimes, it feels as if all the men I have ever danced with are dead. I just feel so useless, wasting my life while they sacrifice theirs.Sybil
Oh that's a relief. I hate Greek drama. When everything happens off stage.Violet
Mr. Carson: Keeping up standards is the only way we can show the Germans we will not be beaten in the end.
Mrs. Hughes: Well, give me some warning the next time we're expecting Germans at Downton and I'll see what I can do!