I don’t think it in the least funny that I’m facing the possibility of prison and my wife is more concerned with the date of a ball.

Mr. George Russell

Get back in your cave.


My mother wants me to have everything -- except a life.

Oscar Van Rhijn

Miss Cissie Bingham: I shouldn’t, but I will.
Mr. McAllister: That ought to be my motto.

We don’t have a choice in the matter, Mr. McAllister. We must go where history takes us.

Mrs. Bertha Russell

We’re not arranging a debutante ball, Mrs. Morris. We’re raising money to bring help to people in dire need all over this country.

Miss Clara Barton

Sometimes it’s hard to be quite sure what is happening now.

Miss Marian Brook

This isn’t a society squabble since Mrs. Russell is not in society.

Mrs. Anne Morris

To act on impulse is to make one’s self a hostage to ridicule.

Agnes Van Rhijn

I applaud your enthusiasm and I envy your freedom.

Miss Marian Brook

You’ve just discovered injustice. I’ve lived with it my whole life.

Miss Peggy Scott

These people. You shut the door, they come in the window. You shut the window, they come down the chimney.

Agnes Van Rhijn

The Gilded Age Quotes

I may be a bastard, Mr. Thorburn, but you are a fool -- and of the two, I think I know which I prefer.

Mr. George Russell

I know he feels what he thinks is love, but I disagree with his definition.

Peggy Scott