Dame Eileen Atkins quotes
“Monarchy is God’s sacred mission to grace and dignify the earth. To give ordinary people an ideal to strive towards, an example of nobility and duty to raise them in their wretched lives. Monarchy is a calling from God.”
“To do nothing is the hardest job of all. And it will take every ounce of energy that you have. To be impartial is not natural, not human.”
“No, I haven't been happy. Yes, it's been worth it.”
“No hugging, dear. I'm British. We only show affection to dogs and horses.”
“See, I think there's a plan. There's a design for each and every one of us. You look at nature. Bird flies somewhere, picks up a seed, shits the seed out, plant grows. Bird's got a job, shit's got a job, seed's got a job. And you've got a job.”
“- Ethel: Why would anyone want to kill Sir William?
- Mrs. Croft: Well, he wasn't exactly Father Christmas.”
“- Madge: It is a disease.
- Her Ladyship: What is?
- Madge: Hopefulness.”
“He says unless we accept his demands, the weather will keep getting colder and colder until we'll all have to go to hell just to warm up.”