Nation: ON PEACE THROUGH LAW

> "The American wants nothing so much as to know that his life as an American has meaning and purpose. What is the name of this cause? The answer is: peace through law—and freedom under law. For surely without law there can be neither peace nor freedom. We must conceive of justice as something established prior to us, 'in the beginning,' and also as something which stands out beyond us, in whose work we are privileged to participate. With this kind of concept we can go forth, both humbly and confidently, to speak to other men everywhere, inviting them, praying them...

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