The flaw in your argument is that I love my wife.

Mr. George Russell

Miss Turner: I'm wasting my life here.
Baudin: Then leave, or change things.

Self-destructive? You’ve been reading those German books again. I've warned you before, just stick to Louisa May Alcott.

Agnes Van Rhijn

I haven't been thrilled since 1865.

Agnes Van Rhijn

You are too reasonable to live.

Mrs. Aurora Fane

Life can be cruel, Mrs. Bruce, but I mean to get the better of it.

Miss Turner

Mr. Carlton: There are at least two white men sitting in a bar around the corner drinking away their sorrows because I turned them down. They’d kill to be in your position.
Miss Peggy Scott: But they’d never be in my position.

Life is like a bank account. You cannot write a cheque without first making a deposit.

Mrs. Bertha Russell

Agnes Van Rhijn: When you say those words, you stab me in the side.
Oscar Van Rhijn: Then it's lucky you have the skin of a rhinoceros.

You've made it once. You can make it again if you have to.

Mrs. Bertha Russell

If everyone who claimed to be on the Mayflower really was it would have to be the size of a White Star liner.

Miss Grant

There is no challenge you are not equal to, my dear.

Mr. George Russell

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