Quotation Explorer - 'Victorian'

Give me the Black Death over a Victorian prude any day. At least the dying screw like it's their last day on earth."Paradise Lot: GoneGodsWorld - Episode 1 - R. E. Vance
Steampunk is Victorian science fiction - G.D. Falksen
Enlarged sympathy with children was one of the chief contributions made by the Victorian English to real civilization. - George Macaulay Trevelyan
The Victorian era was perhaps the last point in Western history when magic and science were allowed to coexist. - Jonathan Auxier
Today women have the rights and equality our Victorian sisters could only dream of, and with those privileges comes the responsibility of standing up and being counted. - Sara Sheridan
...if only the comfortable prosperity of the Victorian age hadn't lulled us into a false conviction of individual security and made us believe that what was going on outside our homes didn't matter to us, the Great War might never have happened. - Vera Brittain
You can speak truth to power, . . . but when you speak truth to weakness, weakness gets mad and queasy. It accuses you of its own insecurity.""The Off Season: A Victorian Sequel - Jack Cady
I'm accustomed to reading Georgian and Victorian letters and sometimes you simply know in your gut that a blithe sentence is covering up a deeper emotion. - Sara Sheridan
We have long passed the Victorian era, when asterisks were followed after a certain interval by a baby. - W. Somerset Maugham
The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art. - Lytton Strachey
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