"If peace cannot ..." Quote of John Russell

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

If peace cannot be maintained with honour, it is no longer peace.

1st Earl Russell, John Russell
John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792-1878), British Whig politician. speech, Sept. 19, 1853, Greenock, Scotland. quoted in Times (London, Sept. 21, 1853). On the growing crisis in the Crimea, which erupted into war the following year.

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