William Byfield's Secret E-Diary

Secret E-Diary

A digital case revives tragic memories 'It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lighteneed the day's toil of any human being' – John Stuart Mill read more

Secret E-Diary

Chance meetings produce a traditional Christmas ‘Revenge is profitable; gratitude is expensive.’ – Edward Gibbon read more

Secret E-Diary

Law confidential? 'A secret spoken finds wings'  – Robert Jordan, The Path of Daggers  read more

Secret E-Diary

It all depends on point of view ‘The Bible tells us to love our neighbours, and also to love our enemies; probably because generally they are the same people.’ – G. K.... read more

Secret E-Diary

That old problem of ‘nerves’ ‘Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence’ – Vince Lombardi read more

Secret E-Diary

Travel broadens the mind “Wherever you go, go with all your heart”– Confucius read more

Secret E-Diary

Passing laws is not a substitute for taking action 'There is far too much law for those who can afford it and far too little for those who cannot’ – Derek Bok read more

Secret E-Diary

To stay or to go has its courtroom equivalent ‘It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of... read more

Secret E-Diary

Words sometimes really will hurt you ‘Thou art a boil, a plague sore, an embossed carbuncle in my corrupted blood’ – King Lear, William Shakespeare read more

Secret E-Diary

Surprise victories are perhaps not so surprising ‘People are generally better persuaded by the reasons which they have themselves discovered than by those which have come... read more

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