"If Milosevic is to be tried, he has to be tried by a proper court, an impartial, properly constituted court which has international respect."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Harold Pinter on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Harold Pinter on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Harold Pinter on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Harold Pinter on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Harold Pinter on Abraham Lincoln
"Iraq is just a symbol of the attitude of western democracies to the rest of the world."
"My second play, The Birthday Party, I wrote in 1958 - or 1957. It was totally destroyed by the critics of the day, who called it an absolute load of rubbish."
"I found the offer of a knighthood something that I couldn't possibly accept. I found it to be somehow squalid, a knighthood. There's a relationship to government about knights."
"Most of the press is in league with government, or with the status quo."
"I never think of myself as wise. I think of myself as possessing a critical intelligence which I intend to allow to operate."