William Byfield's Secret E-Diary

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

Secret E-Diary

When the desire to know becomes the desire to nose ‘I believe in transparency’ – Hillary Clinton read more

Secret E-Diary

'Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans' – John Lennon In which we learn what really matters read more

Secret E-Diary

‘Men don’t get knocked out, or I mean they can fight back against big things. What kills them is erosion; they get nudged into failure. They get slowly scared.’ – John Steinbeck... read more

Secret E-Diary

New Year brings mixed blessings ‘Men should pledge themselves to nothing; for reflection makes a liar of their resolution.’ – Sophocles read more

Secret E-Diary

Leaving is so very hard to do “What you are to do without me I cannot imagine…” – George Bernard Shaw, “Pygmalion” read more

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