The law is not a "light" for you or any man to see by; the law is not an instrument of any kind. The law is a causeway upon which, so long as he keeps to it, a citizen may walk safely.

Robert Bolt

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Authentication Score 3

Original Citation

Bolt, Robert. "A Man for All Seasons." 1960, Globe Theatre, London, England, UK, act 2.

Current Citation

Bolt, Robert. A Man for All Seasons. Vintage, 1990, act 2.