Quotation by Franklin D. Roosevelt

[D]rilling and arming, when carried on on a national scale, excite whole populations to frenzies which end in war.
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945), U.S. president. Letter to Ramsay MacDonald, Prime Minister of Great Britain. U.S. Department of State, Foreign Relations of the United States, Diplomatic Papers: General, 1933, vol. 1, p. 210, Washington: Government Printing Office (1950).
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