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.
Moral disarmament is to safeguard the future; material disarmament is to save for the present, that there may be a future to safeguard.More Elihu Root quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Human nature must have come much nearer perfection than it is now, or will be in many generations, to exclude from such a control prejudice, selfishness, ambition, and injustice.More Elihu Root quotes [11/30/2012 05:11:33]
The law of the survival of the fittest led inevitably to the survival and predominance of the men who were effective in war and who loved it because they were effective.More Elihu Root quotes [11/30/2012 05:11:10]
It is to be observed that every case of war averted is a gain in general, for it helps to form a habit of peace, and community habits long continued become standards of conduct.More Elihu Root quotes [11/30/2012 05:11:56]
Human life is held in much higher esteem, and the taking of it, whether in private quarrel or by judicial procedure, is looked upon much more seriously than it was formerly.More Elihu Root quotes [11/30/2012 05:11:09]

Quotes of the month

Anatoly Yurkin With the era of Big Data and blockchain, bad times are coming for the bad guys. [10/21/2018 12:10:39] More


Eugene Ryabyi Man's life is the fall of a raindrop into the river of oblivion. [10/13/2018 06:10:41] More


Eugene Ryabyi The hell is a place where sinners are rehabilitated. [10/20/2018 08:10:12] More


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Anatoly Yurkin Without unlocking Big Data, competition and the pursuit of profit will be running in place. [10/17/2018 12:10:26] More