One of the things about working on capital cases all your life is that you keep things in proportion.

you’ve got
an execution date,
it can damn well wait
until Wilf
has had
his bedtime story.

If there is
an execution date,
will understand.

Taken from an interview with Clive Stafford Smith, ‘My Family Values,’ Guardian Weekend, 16 November 2013. Submitted by Ailsa Holland.