Quotes by Dorothy L. Sayers

Very dangerous things, theories.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
Trouble shared is trouble halved.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
The only sin passion can commit is to be joyless.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
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I love you - I am at rest with you - I have come home.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
Those who make some other person their job... are dangerous.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
I always have a quotation for everything - it saves original thinking.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
If it were not for the war, this war would suit me down to the ground.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
There's nothing you can't prove if your outlook is only sufficiently limited.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
A human being must have occupation, of he or she is not to become a nuisance to the world.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
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A continual atmosphere of hectic passion is very trying if you haven't got any of your own.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
Paradoxical as it may seem, to believe in youth is to look backward; to look forward we must believe in age.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
Every time a man expects, as he says, his money to work for him, he is expecting other people to work for him.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
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.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
She always says, my lord, that facts are like cows. If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
Death seems to provide the minds of the Anglo-Saxon race with a greater fund of amusement than any other single subject.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
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.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
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.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
None of us feels the true love of God till we realize how wicked we are. But you can't teach people that - they have to learn by experience.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
The English language has a deceptive air of simplicity; so have some little frocks; but they are both not the kind of thing you can run up in half an hour with a machine.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
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.
- Dorothy L. Sayers
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.
- Dorothy L. Sayers

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