Lady Grantham: “You are quite wonderful the way you see room for improvement wherever you look. I never knew such reforming zeal.” Mrs Crawley: “I take that as a compliment.” Lady Grantham: “I must have said it wrong.
Downton Abbey - Season 1 Episode Dame Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham: "I'm not being ridiculous. No Englishman would *dream* of dying in someone else's house - especially someone they didn't even know.
29 Pieces Of Astute Political Wisdom From The Dowager Countess Of Grantham