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 limitation upon this mode of promoting peace lies in the fact that it consists in an appeal to the civilized side of man, while war is the product of forces proceeding from man's original savage nature. /limitation/ Elihu Root quotes

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Mark Devolt "Be careful, gentlemen — against the background of recent exciting events, sofa Analytics has become too harmful for your health, so do not abuse it." [05/17/2020 02:05:40] More


Mark Devolt "Choice is the most dangerous tool that man has ever possessed» [05/17/2020 02:05:32] More


Anatoly Yurkin Intuition is a public good without spending any resource, requiring the skill to distinguish answers from questions. (Anatoly Yurkin) [05/01/2020 05:05:15] More


Anatoly Yurkin The ideal of property is a motivation for alienation. (Anatoly Yurkin) [05/03/2020 01:05:12] More


Anatoly Yurkin Those who achieve a goal do not put aside such a tool as repeatability. (Anatoly Yurkin) [05/05/2020 05:05:02] More