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]
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]
War was forced upon mankind in his original civil and social condition.More Elihu Root quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The worst, the hardest, the most disagreeable thing that you may have to do may be the thing that counts most, because it is the hard discipline, and it alone, that makes possible the highest efficiencyMore Elihu Root quotes [11/30/2012 05:11:54]
The wolf always charges the lamb with muddying the stream.More Elihu Root quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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