Elihu Root short quotes

Men do not fail; they give up trying.

Men do not fail; they give up trying.

The wolf always charges the lamb with muddying the stream. ---->>>

Honest people, mistakenly believing in the justice of their cause, are led to support injustice. ---->>>

The theoretical postulate of all diplomatic discussion between nations is the assumed willingness of every nation to do justice. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Secretary of War Stanton used to get out of patience with Lincoln because he was all the time pardoning men who ought to be shot. ---->>>

No nation now sets forth to despoil another upon the avowed ground that it desires the spoils. ---->>>

War was forced upon mankind in his original civil and social condition. ---->>>

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