“Mary wants power, but is prepared to play by the old rules. Sybil wants it by the new rules. And Edith just wants anything she can get.” —Julian Fellowes

When we speak of the morrow nothing is ever certain.

daynawashere:

Every mountain is “unclimbable” until someone climbs it. So every ship is “unsinkable” until it sinks.

Downton Abbey, 1.01