Dorothy L. Sayers Quotes

Most popular Dorothy L. Sayers Quotes

Sex is every man's loco spot.

sex

Trouble shared is trouble halved.

trouble

The first thing a principle does is to kill somebody.

principles

The worst sin—perhaps the only sin—passion can commit, is to be joyless.

passion

Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force.

old age

What is repugnant to every human being is to be reckoned always as a member of a class and not as an individual person.

individuality

She always says, my lord, that facts are like cows.  If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away.  She is a very courageous woman, my lord.

facts

Books...are like lobster shells. We surround ourselves with 'em, and then we grow out of 'em and leave 'em behind, as evidences of our earlier stages of development.

books