Dorothy Sayers Quotes


17 Dorothy Sayers quotes:



"Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force."
"Trouble shared is trouble halved."
"Except ye become as little children, except you can wake on your fiftieth birthday with the same forward-looking excitement and interest in life that you enjoyed when you were five, ''ye cannot enter the kingdom of God.'' One must not only die daily, but every day we must be born again."
"As I grow older and older, And totter toward the tomb, I find that I care less and less, Who goes to bed with whom."
"While time lasts there will always be a future, and that future will hold both good and evil, since the world is made to that mingled pattern."
"Those who prefer their English sloppy have only themselves to thank if the advertisement writer uses his mastery of the vocabulary and syntax to mislead their weak minds."
"A continual atmosphere of hectic passion is very trying if you haven't got any of your own."
"The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it."
"A human being must have occupation, of he or she is not to become a nuisance to the world."
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"Paradoxical as it may seem, to believe in youth is to look backward; to look forward we must believe in age."
"Very dangerous things, theories."
"There certainly does seem a possibility that the detective story will come to an end, simply because the public will have learnt all the tricks."
"Every time a man expects, as he says, his money to work for him, he is expecting other people to work for him."
"Except ye become as little children, except you can wake on your fiftieth birthday with the same forward-looking excitement and interest in life that you enjoyed when you were five, "ye cannot enter the kingdom of God." One must not only die daily, but every day we must be born again."
Author: Sayers Quotes Category: Birthday Quotes
"The only sin passion can commit is to be joyless."
Author: Sayers Quotes Category: Passion Quotes
"I always have a quotation for everything -- it saves original thinking."
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"Lawyers enjoy a little mystery, you know. Why, if everybody came forward and told the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth straight out, we should all retire to the workhouse."



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