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Dorothy L. Sayers Quotes

(1893-1957), British Author

Trouble shared is trouble halved.

Category: Adversity

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.

Category: Age And Aging

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

Category: Age And Aging

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

Category: Facts

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.

Category: Law And Lawyers

The only sin passion can commit is to be joyless.

Category: Passion

If it were not for the war, this war would suit me down to the ground.

Category: War