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Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence

  • It has been claimed that the aim of the present war is to end war. But war cannot end war, neither can militarism destroy militarism.

    • Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence,
    • 1914, in Margaret R. Higonnet, ed., Lines of Fire: Women Writers of World War I ()
  • There are only two forces that can withstand the force of the war's spirit when it seizes upon the world. The one is the force of an independently thinking, free, and articulate democracy. The other is the force of an instructed and enlightened public opinion.

    • Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence,
    • 1914, in Margaret R. Higonnet, ed., Lines of Fire: Women Writers of World War I ()

Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, English women's rights activist

(1867 - 1954)

Full name: Baroness Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence.