There is nothing more unaesthetic than a policeman.
Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases.
Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.
If you don't have a policeman to stop traffic and let you walk across the street like you are somebody, how are you going to know you are somebody?
All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman.
What it comes down to is this: the grocer, the butcher, the baker, the merchant, the landlord, the druggist, the liquor dealer, the policeman, the doctor, the city father and the politician -- these are the people who make money out of prostitution, these are the real reapers of the wages of sin.
When a black Jacksonian looks about his home community, he sees a city of over 150,000, of which 40% is Negro, in which there is not a single Negro policeman or policewoman, school crossing guard, or fireman.
Research is usually a policeman stopping a novel from progressing.
An average English word is four letters and a half.
By hard, honest labor I've dug all the large words out of my vocabulary and shaved it down till the average is three and a half... I never write metropolis for seven cents, because I can get the same money for city. I never write policeman, because I can get the same price for cop.... I never write valetudinarian at all, for not even hunger and wretchedness can humble me to the point where I will do a word like that for seven cents; I wouldn't do it for fifteen.
Experience has taught me never to trust a policeman.
Just when you think one's all right, he turns legit.
When I was young and we got caught pinching apples, we got a smack from the local policeman. Today if that happened he would be sued. There is a tendency to punish the victim, not the criminal. If someone broke into my house or my mum's house, I worry that the burglar has more rights than me.
The interesting thing about Hain is that he's not a very interesting character.
He's not fabulously clever. He's not a great policeman. He's not hugely charismatic. I'd describe him as a kind-of Chekhovian character. He's an ordinary bloke, to whom extraordinary things have happened. Which is quite hard to play, I have to say.
The policeman isn't there to create disorder; the policeman is there to preserve disorder.
Surely the fact that a uniformed police officer is wearing his hair below his collar will make him no less identifiable as a policeman.
A holding company is a thing where you hand an accomplice the goods while the policeman searches you.
The time has come to stop beating our heads against stone walls under the illusion that we have been appointed policeman to the human race.
We met in Cracker. I played a maniac fan who murders a policeman and she did my makeup. I thought anyone interested in me looking like that must have genuinely liked me.
Oh Jake, Brett said, We could have had such a damned good time together.
Ahead was a mounted policeman in khaki directing traffic. He raised his baton. The car slowed suddenly, pressing Brett against me. Yes, I said. Isn't it pretty to think so?
When the penalty for a policeman's mistake is to put a criminal back out on the street, then we are hurting America; we are hurting our law-abiding citizens.
You'd never have a motorcycle policeman out on the Indian reservation.
So there's no such thing as one too many this, one too many that.
I remember, you're reminding me of early in my career, somebody said to me: why are you taking so many roles as a policeman.
I think Morse's thing about being a poor policeman but a good detective is a very good description of him.
Don't let anybody make you think God chose America as His divine messianic force to be a sort of policeman of the whole world.
First, how do we give everyone a fair shot at opportunity and security in this new economy? Second, how do we make technology work for us, and not against us - especially when it comes to solving urgent challenges like climate change? Third, how do we keep America safe and lead the world without becoming its policeman?
In the 1940s, traveling for an African was a complicated process.
All Africans over the age of sixteen were compelled to carry 'Native passes' issued by the Native Affairs Department and were required to show that pass to any white policeman, civil servant, or employer. Failure to do so could mean arrest, trial, a jail sentence or fine.
U.S. society doesn't want to play the role of international policeman.
They think something's gone wrong, but in Don't Look Now, for instance, one scene was made by a mistake. It's the scene where Donald Sutherland goes to look for the policeman who's investigating the two women.
What you do as a policeman might be the right thing to do, but it's not entertaining. I left that behind me.