Quotes by Henry Waldorf Francis

A court is a place where what was confused before becomes more unsettled than ever.

Henry Waldorf Francis

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The man who runs may fight again.

Menander

The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority.

Stanley Milgram

You know, my Friends, with what a brave CarouseI made a Second Marriage in my house; Divorced old barren Reason from my Bed,And took the Daughter of the Vine to Spouse.For "Is" and "Is-not" though with Rule and LineAnd "Up-and-down" by Logic I define, Of all that one should care to fathom, IWas never deep in anything but - Wine.

from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Translation by Edward Fitzgerald

It is folly for an eminent person to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected by it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age, have passed through this fiery persecution. There is no defense against reproach but obscurity; it is a kind of concomitant to greatness, as satires and invectives were an essential part of a Roman triumph.

Joseph Addison

I want to know not his earning power but his yearning power.

David McCord

My boy will learn by what I am and what I do far more than what I tell him.

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Television is for appearing on - not for looking at.

Noel Coward »