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"I don't dislike him, I just don't like him. Which is quite different." -Dowager Countess from Downton Abbey

18 Quotes By The Dowager Countess That You Need To Start Using In Your Life

'What is a weekend?' The Dowager Countess' 10 best lines from 'Downton Abbey'

Maggie Smith - you may know her as The Dowager Countess of Grantham, Violet Crawley on Downton Abbey or as Professor Minerva McGonagall from Harry Potter, or you may remember some of her earlier works.

Dame Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham: "I won't take sides, it's true, but I am anything but neutral."

The best quotes from Downton Abbey season 5

Dame Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham: & won& take sides, it& true, but I am anything but neutral.

Love Downton Abbey. Love Maggie Smith...this is how I currently feel in nursing school lol

10 Lessons From The Dowager Countess

Lady Violet: Well, I'm going up to London to stay with Rosamund for a day or two. I think we'll have Lavinia for tea. Lady Mary: You sound as if you're going to gobble her up. Lady Violet: [giggles] If only we could.

Ladies and Gentlemen, the epitome of epicness: Maggie Smith.  This is the best thing ever

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It has long been agreed that Maggie Smith is the best thing about Downton Abbey and, with all the witty quotes from her character, Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, we know why.

‘This outfit was made for Maggie Smith as Violet. The fabric was created by reproducing an Edwardian print onto silk. The design was based on a jacket from the era. We used original lace for the edging and cuff detail. The blouse had a lace bow and high neck added. The hat has vintage cotton baubles covered with a fine net dyed to match the suit.’

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This outfit was made for Dame Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham in Downton Abbey. The fabric was created by reproducing an Edwardian print onto silk. The design was based on a jacket from the era.

18 Quotes By The Dowager Countess That You Need To Start Using In Your Life

18 Quotes By The Dowager Countess That You Need To Start Using In Your Life

Here are Dowager Countess's best quotes in Downton Abbey

Dowager Countess' best quotes on Downton Abbey will live on in infamy

Dame Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess Grantham in Downton Abbey

Oscar-winning screenwriter lets rip at Downton's Dame Maggie and other stars in his latest book

"I'm a woman, Mary. I can be as contrary as I chose." - Lady Violet

Downton Abbey Quotes: Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham: "I'm a woman, Mary. I can be as contrary as I choose.

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Dowager Countess' best quotes on Downton Abbey will live on in infamy

Here are Dowager Countess's best quotes in Downton Abbey

Dowager Countess' best quotes on Downton Abbey will live on in infamy

Actually, I read that this quote is one of "Queen Elizabeth II quotes" Here are Dowager Countess's best quotes in Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey Christmas Special (2013). Lord and Lady Grantham and the Dowager Countess. Costume Designer: Caroline McCall

Downton Abbey Christmas Special Lord (Hugh Bonneville) and Lady (Elizabeth McGovern) Grantham and the Dowager Countess of Grantham (Dame Maggie Smith).

Maggie Smith on Those Downton Abbey Rumors: 'I Don't Know How It Could Go On' http://www.people.com/article/maggie-smith-downton-abbey-ending

Maggie Smith on Those Downton Abbey Rumors: 'I Don't Know How It Could Go On'