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Quotes from Downton Abbey

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    • Violet Crawley: Will you have enough clichés to get you through the visit?
    • Isobel Merton: If not, I'll come to you.
    • Violet Crawley: Machiavelli is frequently underrated. He had many qualities.
    • Isobel Merton: So did Caligula - not all of them charming.
    • Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham: A shy royal? Is that an oxymoron?
    • Violet Crawley: I am an expert in every matter.
    • Violet Crawley: Royal women are not meant to grin like Cheshire cats.
    • Violet Crawley: Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit.
    • Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham: Let's not argue.
    • Violet Crawley: I never argue, I explain.
    • [commenting on the sudden sunshine after a storm the day of a royal parade]
    • Lady Mary Talbot: The day has dawned and the weather proves conclusively that God is a monarchist.
    • [to Lady Mary]
    • Violet Crawley: You are the future of Downton.
    • Lady Edith: If I know anything about royal visits, we will never stop changing clothes.
    • Daisy Mason: We're not footballs and we don't deserve a kicking.
    • [exclaiming]
    • Tom Branson: Well, if it's in the papers, it must be true!
    • Violet Crawley: What simpletons men are!
    • Isobel Merton: Oh Violet. After all these years you still astonish me.
    • Violet Crawley: Oh good, I'm glad I'm a revelation and not a disappointment.
    • Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham: No maid, no valet, no nanny, even!
    • Bertie Hexham: It's 1927. We're modern folk.
    • Violet Crawley: The point is, I'll be fine until I'm not. That's all that is to it.
    • Henry Talbot: Leave Downton? We're stuck with it, aren't we?
    • Lady Mary Talbot: Yes. Yes, I believe we are.
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