"Democracy, with its promise of international peace, has been
no better guarantee against war than the old dynastic rule of kings."
Jan C. Smuts
(1870-1950) South African and British Commonwealth politician and military leader, Prime Minister of South Africa (1939-48), helped found both the League of Nations and the United Nations (he wrote the preamble of the UN Charter)
Address at St. Andrews University, 1934
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