If you want a war, nourish a doctrine.
Militarism is produced by a constant preoccupation with the chances of war.
It is no paradox at all to say that peace makes war and that war makes peace.
Political liberty inside of any country depends very largely upon its external relations.
These timely pronouncements were uttered by the late Professor William Graham Sumner of Yale, who was born in 1840 and died in 1910. He it was who coined the forgotten term "Forgotten Man" though Sumner applied it not to the faceless proletariat but to the harried bourgeoisie, which always paid the bill.
A tough-minded 19th-Century...