What they need is a little immorality in their lives. Then they wouldn’t be so busy looking for it in other people’s.
We think with horror now of the days when we burnt witches. I believe the day will come when we will shudder to think that we ever hanged criminals.
There is at Christmas time a great deal of hypocrisy, honourable hypocrisy, hypocrisy undertaken pour le bon motif, c’est entendu, but nevertheless hypocrisy!
There are more important things than finding the murderer. And justice is a fine word, but it is sometimes difficult to say exactly what one means by it. In my opinion the important thing is to clear the innocent.