Tell me, what would hurt more. Knowing the person you love will die, or knowing they're alive but you cannot have them?Elizabeth
I don't give my heart or give up easily.Mary
Lola: Despite your heartbreak, I must warn you, I show no mercy.
Elizabeth: Lady Lola, I expect no less.
I know we've not yet discussed personal matters, but I will tell you something about my husband. I receive a letter from him nearly every day, and I haven't read one. They remain unopened in a pile because he lied to me and I deplore him. Even so, without him the nights are long and lonely. I can't imagine what they must be like without the man you truly love.Lola [to Elizabeth]
Mary: I'm not sure I trust my own fate anymore.
Gideon: You have to admit, your fate does have a sense of humor.
Leith: I need to forget a ridiculous, childish idea that I could love someone, they could love me, and nothing else mattered.
Greer: Don't let go of that idea.
Choose because of what you think, not what others might.Martin [to Greer]
There is always risk. At least when you love someone it's worth taking.Greer [to Claude]
I never said I was a good man, but one can receive good advice from a bad person.Gideon [to Mary]
Lola: Please, let there be one honest thing between us.
Narcisse: You want to hear something honest? I would do anything to keep you.
The heir to Spain is like a nice potted plant. Just take him back to your country and water him.Catherine [to Mary]
Mary: What are you doing?
Catherine: Well, if your plan doesn't work I want to shove this rag down his throat.