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 point of departure of the process to which we wish to contribute is the fact that war is the natural reaction of human nature in the savage state, while peace is the result of acquired characteristics.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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The growth of modern constitutional government compels for its successful practice the exercise of reason and considerate judgment by the individual citizens who constitute the electorate.More Elihu Root quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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 [11/30/2012 05:11:32]

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