Dorothy Leigh Sayers


Dorothy Leigh Sayers Quotes

  • ''She always says, my lord, that facts are like cows. If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away.''
    Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957), British author. Bunter, in Clouds of Witness, ch. 4 (1926).
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  • ''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 L. Sayers (1893-1957), British author. Sir Impey Biggs, in Clouds of Witness, ch. 3 (1926).
  • ''Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force.''
    Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957), British author. Sir Impey Biggs, in Clouds of Witness, ch. 16 (1926).
  • ''Death seems to provide the minds of the Anglo-Saxon race with a greater fund of amusement than any other single subject.''
    Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957), British author. The Third Omnibus of Crime, introduction (1935).

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