Hartley William Shawcross, Baron Shawcross, GBE, PC, QC, known from 1945 to 1959 as Sir Hartley Shawcross, was a British barrister and politician and the lead British prosecutor at the Nuremberg War Crimes tribunal. He also served as Britain's principal delegate to the United Nations immediately after World War II.
|Getting up and criticizing the other fellow because he's in and you are not seems to me a futile waste of time. Especially as you know in your heart that you would be doing more or less the same thing if you were in his place.||Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising|
|I know that in my public life I fell below the standards that I had set myself... I have seen what is wrong but not done enough to put it right. I have been more critical than correct.||Detriments & Qualifications ;Public Office: Benefits|
|Let us not foist this humbug on the world.||Arms Race & Disarmament|
|There comes a point when a man must refuse to answer to his leader if he is also to answer to his own conscience.||Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement|
|Criticising the other fellow because he's in and you are not seems to me a futile waste of time.||Time|