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My Favorite Quotes From Violet Crawley (the Dowager Countess of Grantham) From Downton Abbey

At my age, one must ration one’s excitement. There’s nothing simpler than avoiding people you don’t like. Avoiding one’s friends, that’s the real test. Vulgarity is no substitute for wit. Don’t be defeatist, dear. It’s very middle class. Every woman … Continue reading

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