Robert Bolt Quotes
''With Major Lawrence, mercy is a passion. With me, it is merely good manners. You may judge which motive is the more reliable.''Robert Bolt (1924-1995), British screenwriter, and David Lean. Prince Faisal (Alec Guinness), Lawrence of Arabia, to the American reporter Bentley (Arthur Kennedy) (1962).
''El Oranz, truly for some men, nothing is written unless they write it.''Robert Bolt (1924-1995), British screenwriter, and David Lean. Sherif Ali (Omar Sharif), Lawrence of Arabia, after Lawrence miraculously rescues a man from the desert (1962).
''The law is not a "light" for you or any man to see by; the law is not an instrument of any kind. The law is a causeway upon which so long as he keeps to it a citizen may walk safely.''Robert Bolt (1924-1995), British playwright. Sir Thomas More, in A Man For All Seasons, act 2 (1960).
''Sherif Ali, so long as the Arabs fight tribe against tribe, so long will they be a little people, a silly people, greedy, barbarous, and cruel, as you are.''Robert Bolt (1924-1995), British screenwriter, and David Lean. T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), Lawrence of Arabia (1962).
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