Downton Abbey Quotes
Sometimes it's good to rule by fear.Violet
Lord Grantham: I suppose you were a widow after all and not a deb in her first season.
Mary: But it's still not the way your parents would have behaved.
Lord Grantham [laughs]: Oh, I don't know. If you can believe what they write about the Edwardians these days.
I love her, Mrs. Patmore. I am happy and tickled and bursting with pride that she would agree to be my wife. And I want us to live as closely as two people can for the time that remains to us on earth.Carson
Lord Grantham: If I could stop history in its tracks, maybe I would. But I can't, Carson. Nor you nor I can hold back time.
Isobel: And you have never strayed again?
Violet: I never risked everything again.
Isobel: That is not quite what I asked.
Violet: That is all the answer you will get.
Isobel: I will not have my final years overshadowed by a tearstained tug-of-war.
Violet: I suppose there is one consolation. Dr. Clarkson will be delighted.
Tom: Well if you don't like her, why have you gone through the business of sending Shrimpy to her rescue?
Isobel: That is what I keep asking.
Edith: Well granny?
Violet: Oh you know me, never complain, never explain.
Edith: You don't usually have very much trouble complaining.
Tea gowns! We aren't in the 1980s anymore Mr. Moseley.Mrs. Hughes
I tell you what why don't we all go to lunch on Wednesday, even you EdithMary
He can have his..what do you call it now. His stag party?Mrs. Sinderby
Rose: Mommy. Daddy. This is Atticus.
Atticus: How do you do?
Lady Flintshirer: What a peculiar name.
Cora: How can you imagine I will ever trust you again?
Rosamund: She doesn’t mean it Mama.
Violet: On the contrary, it is the most honest thing she has ever said to me.