Now stop talking and kiss me before I get cross.


Mr. Carson: Alfred has embarrassed the family. He forced Mr. Matthew to appear downstairs improperly dressed.
Miss O'Brien: Oh! You make it sound quite exciting.

Cora: You don't have to give money after every conversation, mother.
Martha: No? Isn't that what the English expect out of rich Americans?

Because when two people love each other, you understand, the most terrific fun!


History and tradition took Europe into a world war. Maybe you should think about letting go of its hand.


We're brothers-in-law with high minded wives. We've got to stick together.


Cora: Don't worry about me, I'm an American. Have gun will travel!
Robert: Oh, thank God for you.

Daisy: You've still kept me here with a dishonest representation.
Mrs. Patmore: Oh dear, have you swallowed a dictionary?

Tom: I'm sorry, but I can't turn into someone else just to please you.
Violet: Mores the pity.

Violet: Are you really that tall?
Alfred: Yes m'lady.
Violet: I thought you might be walking on stilts.

The estate must be a major employer and support the house or there's no point. To any of it.


Mary: He's so relieved we're getting married he wouldn't mind if you carried me up naked.
Matthew: Careful, I might try it.

Downton Abbey Season 3 Episode 1 Quotes

Miss O'Brien, we are about to hire a footman, and I have no time to be training hobbledeehoys.

Mr. Carson

May I remind you, Mr. Barrow, that in this house Mr. Bates is a wronged man seeking justice. If you have any problems with that definition, I suggest you eat in the yard.

Mr. Carson