ROOT, Elihu Quotes
(1845-1937), American lawyer, educator, and cabinet officer
Moral disarmament is to safeguard the future; material disarmament is to save the present, that there may be a future to safeguard.
War comes today as the result of one of three causes: either actual or threatened wrong by one country to another, or suspicion by one country that another intends to do it wrong ... or, from bitterness of feeling, dependent in no degree whatever upon substantial questions of difference. . . . The least of these three causes of war is actual injustice.