Best Dowager Countess Famous Quotes & Sayings

8 Best Dowager Countess Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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I love being in scenes where I get to be part of a Maggie Smith put-down. A Dowager Countess put-down is always a special moment. Especially if you're working on set and she managed to do one off set at you.Allen Leech Best Dowager Countess Sayings By Allen Leech: I love being in scenes where I get to be part of a Maggie Smith
Is my gardener's pride to be sacrificed on the altar of Mr Molesley's ambitions?
- The Dowager Countess(Maggie Smith)
Julian Fellowes Best Dowager Countess Sayings By Julian Fellowes: Is my gardener's pride to be sacrificed on the altar of Mr Molesley's ambitions?- The
And I hope you will not think me foolish when I also extend my thanks.
Thank you, Michael, for letting my son love her first.
- from Janet Stirling, dowager Countess of Kilmartin, to Michael Stirling, Earl of Kilmartin
Julia Quinn Best Dowager Countess Sayings By Julia Quinn: And I hope you will not think me foolish when I also extend my thanks.Thank
Violet, the Dowager Countess: 'I have plenty of friends I don't like.Jessica Fellowes Best Dowager Countess Sayings By Jessica Fellowes: Violet, the Dowager Countess: 'I have plenty of friends I don't like.
The dowager rose and slipped from her pew. There was the sound of tearing silk as she threw up her arms to embrace her son. Then:
"Oh, Rupert, darling," she exclaimed in tones of theatrical despair, "don't you see? The game's up!
Eva Ibbotson Best Dowager Countess Sayings By Eva Ibbotson: The dowager rose and slipped from her pew. There was the sound of tearing silk
Violet pulled a face. "Of course I have great ambition that my children marry well and happily, but I am not the sort who'd marry her daughter off to a seventy-year-old man just because he was a duke!"
"Did the dowager countess do that?" Benedict couldn't recall any seventy-year-old dukes making recent trips to the altar.
"No," Violet admitted, "but she would. Whereas I - "
Benedict bit back a smile as his mother pointed to herself with great flourish.
"I would allow my children to marry paupers if it would bring them happiness."
Benedict raised a brow.
"They would be well-principled and hardworking paupers, of course," Violet explained. "No gamblers need apply."
Benedict didn't want to laugh at his mother, so instead he coughed discreetly into his handkerchief.
Julia Quinn Best Dowager Countess Sayings By Julia Quinn: Violet pulled a face. "Of course I have great ambition that my children marry well
She smiled serenely. "I shall put aside my feelings for the dowager countess if you care for one of her daughters ... " She looked up hopefully. "Do you care for one of her daughters?"
"I have no idea," Benedict admitted. "I never got her name. Just her glove."
Violet gave him a stern look. "I'm not even going to ask how you obtained her glove."
"It was all very innocent, I assure you."
Violet's expression was dubious in the extreme. "I have far too many sons to believe that," she muttered.
Julia Quinn Best Dowager Countess Sayings By Julia Quinn: She smiled serenely. "I shall put aside my feelings for the dowager countess if you
Violet, the Dowager Countess: I mean, one way or another, everyone goes down the aisle with half the story hidden.Jessica Fellowes Best Dowager Countess Sayings By Jessica Fellowes: Violet, the Dowager Countess: I mean, one way or another, everyone goes down the aisle