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.
Nobody knows through how many thousands of years fighting men have made a place for themselves while the weak and peaceable have gone to the wall.More Elihu Root quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The methods of peace propaganda which aim at establishing peace doctrine by argument and by creating a feeling favorable to peace in general seem to fall short of reaching the springs of human action.More Elihu Root quotes [11/30/2012 05:11:19]
Cruelty to men and to the lower animals as well, which would have passed unnoticed a century ago, now shocks the sensibilities and is regarded as wicked and degrading.More Elihu Root quotes [11/30/2012 05:11:12]
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]
About half the practice of a decent lawyer is telling would-be clients that they are damned fools and should shut up.More Elihu Root quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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