Robert Bolt Quotes

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Robert Bolt Quotes

RICH Im lamenting. Ive lost my innocence.
CROMWELL You lost that some time ago. If youve only just noticed, it cant have been very important to you.
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When statesmen forsake their own private conscience for the sake of their public duties, they lead their country by a short route to chaos.

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RICH I'm lamenting. I've lost my innocence.
CROMWELL You lost that some time ago. If you've only just noticed, it can't have been very important to you.

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I'm breathing ... are you breathing too? It's nice, isn't it?

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I am used to hear bad men misuse the name of God, yet God exists.

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Lord, grant us rest tonight, and if we must be wakeful, cheerful.

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The nobility of England would have snored through the Sermon on the Mount. But you'll labor like scholars over a bulldogs pedigree.

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Alice More: As for understanding, I understand that you are the best man that I ever met,
or am likely to;
And, if you go ... Well, God knows why I suppose.
Though as God's my witness God's kept deadly quiet about it!

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Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little. And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.

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Good marriages are made in heaven. Or some such place.

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I wish we could all have good luck, all the time! I wish we had wings! I wish rain water was beer!

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Morality's not practical. Morality's a gesture. A complicated gesture learnt from books.

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