"Robert Oxton Bolt", Order of the British Empire/CBE was an English playwright and a two-time Academy Award/Oscar-winning screenwriter, known for writing the screenplays for Lawrence of Arabia (film)/Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago (film)/Doctor Zhivago and A Man for All Seasons (1966 film)/A Man for All Seasons, the latter two of which won the Oscar for Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay/Best Adapted Screenplay.

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Morality's not practical. Morality's a gesture. A complicated gesture learnt from books.

The nobility of England, my lord, would have snored through the Sermon on the Mount.

Death comes for us all. Even for kings he comes.

It profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world... but for Wales!