The Gilded Age Quotes
Miss Marian Brook: Do you like Mrs. Astor?
Agnes Van Rhijn: That’s like saying “Do you like rain?” She is a fact of life that we must live with.
He is Cerberus, snarling and growling, to protect his mystic Rose, as he likes to call her.Mrs. Aurora Fane
You have a good heart. But I run my own life. Is that clear?Miss Peggy Scott
If you won’t let me go into society, mother, I must find some society for myself.Miss Gladys Russell
Miss Turner is no nun, I assure you.Mrs. Bruce
I always felt I was where I belonged, because I had you.Mr. George Russell
Miss Marian Brook: Mrs. Russell and Mr. McAllister seem to be getting on well.
Mr. Charles Fane: Why wouldn’t they, when they are more or less the same person?
I know the facts. My husband is dead, that’s a fact. My house is sold, my money is done. And now you’ll turn your back on me like all the other just to keep in with this potato digger’s daughter.Mrs. Anne Morris
Miss Marian Brook: You surprised me, I grant you.
Mr. Tom Raikes: Let me surprise you some more.
Why should I align myself with either party when I don’t have the right to vote?Peggy Scott
Mr. Arthur Scott: Dorothy, our responsibility is to raise a child with a sense of right and wrong. I cannot put that aside to play happy families.
Mrs. Dorothy Scott: No. And it’s not a game we are very well equipped for, is it?
I live in a different country from the one you know.Peggy Scott