Dorothy L. Sayers Quotes

Most popular Dorothy L. Sayers Quotes

Sex is every man's loco spot.


Trouble shared is trouble halved.


The first thing a principle does is to kill somebody.


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


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

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


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.


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.