You see Tom, things can happen at Downton that nobody could imagine only a few years ago. Think about that before you throw in the towel.


Jack Ross: Well. She's quite a character.
Mrs. Hughes: Lady Rose? That's one word for her.

I'm not unhappy. I'm just not quite ready to be happy.


I'd say that was game, set and match to Lady Grantham.

Dr. Clarkson

Mrs. Patmore: Ooh I like that Rudolph Valentino. He makes me shiver all over.
Carson: What a very disturbing thought.

You're nervous because you're intelligent, Alfred. Only stupid people are foolhardy.


Anna: But I am spoiled for you, and I can never be unspoiled.
Bates: You are not spoiled. You're made higher to me and holier because of the suffering you have been put through. You're my wife and I have never been prouder nor loved you more than I love you now in this moment.

Cora: Mrs. Patmore, is there aspect of the present day that you can accept without resistance.
Mrs. Patmore: Oh milady. I wouldn't mind gettin' rid of my corset.

I wonder your halo doesn't grow heavy. It must be like wearing a tiara around the clock.


Daisy: But if it's electric, aren't you worried it's going to run away with itself and sew your fingers to the table?
Baxter: I certainly hope not.

The business of life is the acquisition of memories. In the end that's all there is.


Honestly Papa. Edith's about as mysterious as a bucket. She's gone to see Gregson.


Downton Abbey Season 4 Quotes

Tom: She loved him very much.
Robert: And the price of great love is great misery when one of you dies.
Tom: I know that.
Robert: Of course you do. I’m very sorry.

But bein’ a nanny. You’re not one of the family, but you’re not one of us either.