Quotation by Sonya Levien

True, we're not great thieves, like the nobles. Our robberies are petty compared to the wholesale plunder of the nation.
Sonya Levien (1895–1960), Russian screenwriter. William Dieterle. Clopin (Thomas Mitchell), The Hunchback of Notre Dame, to Gringoire, as they watch Quasimodo being unjustly whipped (1939).

Adaptation by Bruno Frank (1887-1946).
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