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Matthew: She’s barking up the wrong tree.
Isobel: Poor Edith. I hope there’s a right tree for her somewhere.

Dowager Countess: Your turn will come.
Lady Edith: Will it? Or am I to be the maiden aunt? Isn’t this what they do? Arrange presents for their prettier relations?
Dowager Countess: Don’t be defeatist dear, it’s terribly middle class.

Lady Edith: I thought it was supposed to be unsinkable.
Robert: Every mountain is “unclimbable” until someone climbs it. So every ship is “unsinkable” until it sinks.

Dowager Countess: I’m a woman, Mary. I can be as contrary as I choose.

Mrs. O’Brien: If she’s got a boyfriend, I’m a giraffe.