Downton Abbey’s most memorable quotes

From Violet's iconic one-liners to Mary's marvellously malevolent barbs, we recall the best quotes from five years at the Abbey

It may be ending after six seasons but if there’s one thing about Downton Abbey that’s bound to endure it’s the Dowager Countess of Grantham’s delightful one-liners.


However, Maggie Smith’s Violet wasn’t the only one delivering brilliant barbs throughout the drama’s five series (thus far) on air.


Here are just some of the most memorable offerings that fans will never forget…

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