Elihu Root

Elihu Root

American lawyer, statesman and public figure, the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (1912) for his contribution to the development of the institute of international mediation.
The attractive idea that we can now have a parliament of man with authority to control the conduct of nations by legislation or an international police force with power to enforce national conformity to rules of right conduct is a counsel of perfection.More Elihu Root quotes [11/30/2012 05:11:38]
Gradually, everything that happens in the world is coming to be of interest everywhere in the world, and, gradually, thoughtful men and women everywhere are sitting in judgment upon the conduct of all nations.More Elihu Root quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The mere assemblage of peace loving people to interchange convincing reasons for their common faith.More Elihu Root quotes [11/30/2012 05:11:40]
Prejudice and passion and suspicion are more dangerous than the incitement of self-interest or the most stubborn adherence to real differences of opinion regarding rights.More Elihu Root quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The theoretical postulate of all diplomatic discussion between nations is the assumed willingness of every nation to do justice.More Elihu Root quotes [11/30/2012 05:11:42]

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