Quotation by Karl Brown

You who have condemned me, I know your kind. Your forebears poisoned Socrates, burned Joan of Arc, hanged, tortured all those whose only offense was to bring light into darkness.
Karl Brown (1897–1990), U.S. screenwriter, and Nick Grindé. Dr. Henryk Savaard (Boris Karloff), The Man They Could Not Hang, to the jury who have found him guilty of murder (1939).

Dr. Savaard was engaged in an experiment on his assistant when he was interrupted. Had he been allowed to finish, the young man would not have died. The jury rejected this defense. Story by Leslie T. White and George W. Sayre.
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