Edwardian Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 37 Edwardian Quotes

#1. Apart from letters, it is the vulgar custom of the moment to deride the thinkers of the Victorian and Edwardian eras; yet there has not been, in all history, another agewhen so much sheer mental energy was directed toward creating a fairer social order. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#2. I love him to death, there's an Edwardian finishing touch to everything he does. - Author: Helene Hanff
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#3. I hate this image of me as a prim Edwardian. I want to shock everyone. - Author: Helena Bonham Carter
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#4. Tea at the Ritz is the last delicious morsel of Edwardian London. The light is kind, the cakes are frivolous and the tempo is calm, confident and leisurely. - Author: Helen Simpson
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#5. On the face of it, no one could have been less equipped for the job than these gently nurtured girls who walked straight out of Edwardian drawingrooms into the manifold horrors of the First World War. - Author: Lyn Macdonald
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#6. As a young man he seemed to pine for a bygone world of aristocrats. [In his twenties, he] took to wearing Edwardian three-piece suits with a pocket watch and chain.

[discussing Kip Forbes] - Author: Benjamin Wallace
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#7. I have a vernacular house on the seaside in Northumberland and an Edwardian semi in south Manchester. They're both exactly as big as they need to be. I can't be doing with an ostentatious, big house - you can only be in one room at a time. - Author: Val McDermid
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#8. As the carriage bumped her bones along the dark country lanes, Martha decided that if she ever got back to her own time she would write a book called 'Travel in the Edwardian Era. It would be a short book - OUCH in capital letters followed by fifty pages of bad language. - Author: Stephen Cole
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#9. Perhaps their papas should buy them some manners instead of squandering their wealth on party dresses. - Author: Margie Bayer
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#10. Don't ask me why I know what an Edwardian smoking jacket looks like: let's just say it has something to do with Doctor Who and leave it at that. - Author: Ben Aaronovitch
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#11. This was a pretty girl, except she had legs like an Edwardian grand piano ... - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#12. With the possible exception of steampunk aficionados, many reasonable people must view my fascination with Victorian and Edwardian popular fiction - mysteries, fantasy, and adventure - as eccentric or merely antiquarian. - Author: Michael Dirda
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#13. It's hard being gay in Edwardian times. - Author: Rob James-Collier
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#14. Marmite - like that other little black-jar job, Bovril - is so much a Mark 1 staple-of-Empire brand, so much part of the Edwardian world of enamel advertising signs, the history of grin-and-bear-it industrial food. - Author: Peter York
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#15. The reason I wanted to do 'The First Men in the Moon' was that there is something so challenging in the combination of space travel and the Edwardian period. - Author: Mark Gatiss
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#16. Depression must be avoided, no matter what the cost. Depression is lying on the Edwardian couch for six months, too tired to unlace your shoes. Depression is awakening each morning feeling as if someone near and dear and closely related died the night before. Bad news. Don't tempt depression. - Author: Tim Sandlin
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#17. The show is like an Edwardian play - emotional life gets stepped on for the sake of accepted manners, and that's terrific for actors to play in. - Author: Jason Alexander
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#18. Pride of place in my wardrobe is an Edwardian-style Norfolk Jacket in Derby Tweed. It is silk-lined with leather-clad buttons and has a smell that reminds me of wet moss and fallen leaves. - Author: Fennel Hudson
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#19. My great-grandfather, Sam Aykroyd, was a dentist in Kingston, Ontario, and he was also an Edwardian spiritualist researcher who was very interested in what was going on in the invisible world, the survival of the consciousness, precipitated paintings, mediumship, and trans-channeling. - Author: Dan Aykroyd
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#20. An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold, and her preparations for viewing were awesome. - Author: William Manchester
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#21. To be clever in the afternoon argues that one is dining nowhere in the evening. - Author: Saki
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#22. Among the masked dandies of Edwardian comedy, Max Beerbohm is the most happily armored by a deep and almost innocent love of himself as a work of art. - Author: V.S. Pritchett
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#23. I mean to explore you thoroughly this time."

"Take heed, Captain. I'm prepared to answer all threats measure for measure. - Author: Sherri Browning
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#24. The Masters is more like a vast Edwardian garden party than a golf tournament. - Author: Alistair Cooke
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#25. I've always been drawn to the Edwardian period in England. To me, it seems like such a fascinating time, when the British Empire was at the height of its powers and the strict mores of the Victorian age were dissipating into the decadence of King Edward's reign. - Author: Kevin Kwan
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#26. A number of his friends whose wilfully overburdened lives inhibited the enjoyment of all but necessary pleasures somehow found time to take afternoon tea with the Ackroyds in their neat Edwardian villa in Swiss Cottage with its comfortable sitting-room and atmosphere of timeless indulgence. - Author: P.D. James
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#27. Tockytock, tockytock
clumped our Alpine, Edwardian cuckoo clock,
slung with strangled, wooden game. - Author: Robert Lowell
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#28. Journalists are always calling my features Edwardian or Victorian, whatever that means. I am small, and people were smaller in those times. I'm pale and sickly-looking. I look fragile-like a doll. But sometimes I just wish I had less of a particular look, one that was more versatile. - Author: Helena Bonham Carter
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#29. The great white sharks with their rough, pale sides, the killer whales striped in black and white like an Edwardian garden chaise. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#30. He began to get the feeling that dear Uncle Carol "was drifting about in an Edwardian summer - Author: Robert Sellers
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#31. Who can stop influenza and tuberculosis? The wealth of high society cannot buy off this evil, for their bored children die alongside everyone else. - Author: Margie Bayer
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#32. Katie shook her head in dismay. "I thought being poor was the worst thing that could happen to a girl."
"No, Katie," the countess said in a clear voice. "The worst thing is to be in love with one man and have to marry another."
Katie O'Reilly to the Countess of Marbury in "Titanic Rhapsody - Author: Jina Bacarr
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#33. I thought that strange syntax was the language of story books. I didn't realize those were poor translations ... English from Edwardian times. - Author: Sandra Cisneros
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#34. What's really interesting is when you get a brand-new wave that has no connection to anything else. It always reflects society. The flappers would cut the dresses and make them looser, they smoked, their hair was short. It was a rebellion against the corset and the Edwardian era. - Author: Annie Lennox
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#35. I suppose," continued Nate, "it's not Bertie's fault that he lacks the physical stature to carry a delicate young woman such as yourself a good distance. I believe he did not care to see you within the folds of my arms which were reluctant to release you, for I thought I would never see you again... - Author: Margie Bayer
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#36. WWI is a romantic war, in all senses of the word. An entire generation of men and women left the comforts of Edwardian life to travel bravely, and sometimes even jauntily, to almost certain death. At the very least, any story or novel about WWI is about innocence shattered in the face of experience. - Author: Anita Shreve
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#37. Two of my theatres are 1930s and the other five are by Sprague, the greatest Edwardian architect of the lot. They've needed a lot of work doing to them but they were built very well. - Author: Cameron Mackintosh
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