Lord, grant us rest tonight, and if we must be wakeful, cheerful.
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.
The nobility of England would have snored through the Sermon on the Mount. But you'll labor like scholars over a bulldogs pedigree.
When statesmen forsake their own private conscience for the sake of their public duties, they lead their country by a short route to chaos.
Thomas More: Will, I'd trust you with my life. But not your principles. You see, we speak of being anchored to our principles. But if the weather turns nasty you up with an anchor and let it down where there's less wind, and the fishing's better. And...