Robert Bolt Quotes

When statesmen forsake their own private conscience for the sake of their public duties, they lead their country by a short route to chaos.




Robert Bolt, Playwright, A Man for All Seasons, 1967

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  • Born: August 15, 1924
  • Died: February 21, 1995
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Playwright

Robert Oxton Bolt, CBE was an English playwright and a two-time Oscar-winning screenwriter, known for writing the screenplays for Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago and A Man for All Seasons, the latter two of which won him the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.