Miles Malleson Quotes

You will learn one day, great king, that there are but three things that men respect: the lash that descends, the yoke that breaks and the sword that slays. By the power and terror of these you may conquer the earth.
Miles Malleson (1888-1969), British screenwriter, Tim Whelan (1880-1948), Hungarian, Ludwig Berger, and Michael Powell. Jaffar (Conrad Veidt), The Thief of Bagdad, dismissing the young king's compassion for his subjects (1940). Scenario by Lajos Biro (1880-1948).