Have you seen Bridgerton on Netflix yet? It’s steamy for sure. Some of the most cunning and wise quotes in Bridgerton come from Lady Whistledown. She’s like the Gossip Girl of London. Here are some of my favorite quotes from Lady Whistledown voiced by the lovely Julie Andrews, as well as a few bonus quotes from Seasons 1 and 2.
Best Bridgerton Quotes from Lady Whistledown
Bridgerton is a period drama that is a Gossip Girl meets Pride and Prejudice. With plenty of scandal amid London’s society, who can escape the scathing pen of Lady Whistledown?
Though Bridgerton is not kid friendly, you can’t help but wait for Lady Whistledown’s gossip. She sometimes reminds me of Dowager Grantham from Downton Abbey. Did I miss any of your favorite Bridgerton quotes? Drop them in the comments below.
Three misses foisted upon the marriage market like sorrowful sows by their tasteless, tighter, tactless, mama. -Lady Whistledown
But as we know, the brighter a lady shines, the faster she may burn. -Lady Whistledown
It has been said of all b-tches a scribbling woman is the most canine. -Lady Whistledown
The ones we love have the power to inflict the greatest scars, for what thing is more fragile than the human heart. -Lady Whistledown
I ask you, can the ends ever justify such wretched means? Lady Whistledown
All is fair in love and war, but some battles leave no victor, only a trail of broken hearts that makes us wonder if the price we pay is ever worth the fight. -Lady Whistledown
For while those who have been successful in the year’s marriage market look forward to flaunting their perfect, joyous unions, others shudder at the thought of spending one last night before the discerning eyes of the ton. -Lady Whistledown
As they know indeed just what the evening signifies…that their time is officially up. -Lady Whistledown
And yet to those who may still find themselves out of both choices and hope, fear not. For who knows when and where one’s fortunes may change. -Lady Whistledown
There is no ending in sight for this author who recently became aware of a scheme to unmask her. My one worthy opponent indeed. Perhaps I will come forward one day. Though you must know dear reader, that decision shall be left entirely up to me. Yours truly, Lady Whistledown.
Season 2 Bridgerton Quotes Lady Whistledown
Dearest Gentle Reader, did you miss me? -Lady Whistledown
As the members of our esteemed ton lazily sojourned in their rustic retreats. This author was doing but one thing – honing my skills. Or should I say hatching my plans? -Lasy Whistledown
No, even better, I was sharpening my knives. For all of you. -Lady Whistledown
Your move, your majesty. -Lady Whistledown
There is nothing quite like the sweet scented smell of success.But after taking in the scene from last night’s festivities, it is clear the season won’t be quite so fragrant for everyone. -Lady Whistledown
Let us hope there is a suitor available of only the sharpest wit lest his dry musings leave a young lady wilting like a parched rose. -Lady Whistledown
Should a woman not be valued for so much more than her dancing skills or her comportment? Should we not value a woman instead for her candor, her character, her true accomplishments? Perhaps if the queen abandoned this absurdity that is the diamond we would all see that a woman can be so much more. -Lady Whistledown
Any suitor wishing to gain an audience with Miss Edwina Sharma, must first tame the rather prickly spinster of a beast otherwise know as her sister. -Lady Whistledown
There are two things that lurk within the dark and shadowy places of our fair city – vermin and secrets. -Lady Whistledown
To be fair, one might call this author the biggest secret sharer of all. For who else could possibly keep all of you honest? When even the most the most well kept of secrets must eventually come to light. -Lady Whistledown
Gentle reader, you thought I was silenced, but you thought wrong. And if there is one thing you should know by now it is that this author cannot keep quiet for long. Your truly, Lady Whistledown.
Bonus Bridgerton Quotes
Although Lady Whistledown is my favorite, Simon and Daphne’s romance and marriage was at the center of it all. Here are some bonus quotes!
Every eligible lady of breeding dressed in some lavishly trimmed frock, bloodthirsty mamas at their sides…and wary fathers making arrangements for only the most advantageous of matches. -Simon
Someone must guard my poor sister from the bucks and pinks. -Anthony
You have no idea what it is to be a woman, what it might feel like to have one’s entire life reduced to a single moment. This is all I have been raised for. This is all I am, I have no other value. -Daphne
Daphne, you’re a Bridgerton. -Anthony
It would be easier if I were not. -Daphne
However is it possible for a lady to offer anything but a smile while seated beside a Duke? -Daphne
I am fully subscribed to the belief that reformed rakes make the very best of husbands. -Lady Bridgerton
Avoiding certain people. -Simon
Mothers. I guess they’re people, too. -Simon
Just because something is not perfect does not make it any less worthy of love. -Daphne
You can choose to love me as much as I love you. That should not be up to anyone else. That cannot be up to anyone else. It can only be up to you. -Daphne