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Quote from John Stuart Mill,


"War is an ugly thing but not the ugliest of things;
the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feelings
which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight,
nothing which is more important than his own personal safety,
is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free
unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself."


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John Stuart Mill (more quotes by John Stuart Mill or books by/about John Stuart Mill)


(1806-1873) English philosopher and economist

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Courage, Freedom, Honor, Liberty, Responsibility, Safety, Security, War

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