+ We have been taught to ring our bells, and illuminate our windows and let off fireworks as manifestations of our joy, when we have heard of great ruin and devastation, and misery, and death, inflicted by our troops upon a people who never injured us, who never fired a shot on our soil and…Details
I cannot consent to place in the control of others one who cannot control himself.
+ Since God is the Ruler of nations no less than individuals, His law is supreme over the external relations of states as well as the internal affairs of each. The sovereignty that makes a nation independent toward other nations, does not exempt its obligations toward God; nor can any covenant, however shrewdly arranged, guarantee…Details
+ If the experience of war taught us anything except war, our veterans would be the most pacifistic of men. The difficulty of planning an equitable peace before entering the war is that war makes men incapable of writing an equitable peace. When men fight well, they fight like wolves, and the only equity among…Details
+ Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but have not…Details