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“(During a trial in which she was accused of indecency on stage)
Judge: 'Miss West, are you trying to show contempt for this court?'
Mae West: 'On the contrary, your Honor, I was doin' my best to conceal it.'”
“An insane individual is generally incapable of noticing their own altered state of mind. Therefore they will insist on their own sanity, sometimes even going as far as accusing society itself of being plagued by madness.”
“We have not had any charge laid formally against the accused, nor have we had any evidence as to what the elements are of the charge. There has not been a single document served to the defense on the charges, not any shred of evidence, nothing.”