"I do not ..." Quote of William Norman Birkett

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

I do not object to people looking at their watches when I am speaking. But I strongly object when they start shaking them to make certain they are still going.

1st Baron Of Ulverston Birkett, William Norman
William Norman, 1st Baron Of Ulverston Birkett (1883-1962), British lawyer, Liberal politician. quoted in Observer (London, Oct. 30, 1960).

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