MORE: When a man takes an oath, Meg, he’s holding his own self in his hands, like water. And if he opens his fingers, then he needn’t hope to find himself again.

Robert Bolt (1924-1935) English dramatist
A Man for All Seasons, Act 2 (1960)

Also in the 1966 screen adaptation.
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 10-Oct-12
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