Carson: I am the happiest and luckiest of men.
Mrs. Hughes: It's been a long time since I've been on the brink of anything. Except possibly the grave.
Mrs. Hughes: I'm too old to think a new dress will solve anything much.
Lady Violet: I know several couples who are perfectly happy. Haven't spoken in years.
Lady Violet: A peer in favour of reform is like a turkey in favour of Christmas.
Lady Violet: Second thoughts are vastly overrated.
Lady Violet: Did you drink at lunch?
Cousin Isobel: You know perfectly well I didn't as you were with me.
Lady Violet: Not all the time.
Lady Edith: I refuse to be defeated by a petulant and overweight tyrant.
Lady Edith: I can't just lead one of those purposeless lives.
Lady Mary: You think I'm a bully. I think you're a snob.
Lady Mary: Leave it to me...
Tom: Downton is my home and you are my family.