32 Total Quotes

Dorothy Sayers Quotes

Dorothy 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 Sayers
#British Author

Dorothy Sayers
Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force.
Dorothy Sayers
#Age And Aging #Force

Dorothy Sayers
I love you- I am at rest with you- I have come home.
Dorothy Sayers
#Home #I Love You

Dorothy Sayers
In the world it is called Tolerance, but in hell it is called Despair, the sin that believes in nothing, cares for nothing, seeks to know nothing, interferes with nothing, enjoys nothing, hates nothing, finds purpose in nothing, lives for nothing, and remains alive because there is nothing for which it will die.
Dorothy Sayers
#Despair

Dorothy Sayers
I love you - I am at rest with you- I have come home.
Dorothy Sayers
#Home #I Love You

Dorothy 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 Sayers
#Evil #British Author

Dorothy 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 Sayers
#British Author

Dorothy 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 Sayers
#God

Dorothy Sayers
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.
Dorothy Sayers
#Birthday

Dorothy Sayers
A continual atmosphere of hectic passion is very trying if you haven't got any of your own.
Dorothy Sayers
#Passion #British Author

Dorothy Sayers
The only sin passion can commit is to be joyless.
Dorothy Sayers
#Passion

Dorothy Sayers
The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it.
Dorothy Sayers
#Truth #British Author

Dorothy 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 Sayers
#Facts

Dorothy 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 Sayers
#Law And Lawyers

Dorothy Sayers
I always have a quotation for everything -- it saves original thinking.
Dorothy Sayers
#Quotations

Dorothy Sayers
A human being must have occupation, of he or she is not to become a nuisance to the world.
Dorothy Sayers
#British Author #Mankind

Dorothy Sayers
Trouble shared is trouble halved.
Dorothy Sayers
#Adversity #Trouble

Dorothy Sayers
Paradoxical as it may seem, to believe in youth is to look backward; to look forward we must believe in age.
Dorothy Sayers
#British Author

Dorothy Sayers
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.
Dorothy Sayers
#Age And Aging

Dorothy Sayers
Very dangerous things, theories.
Dorothy Sayers
#British Author

Dorothy 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 Sayers
#British Author

Dorothy 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 Sayers
#Work