...I still have faith occasionally in the brotherhood of man, and in spite of all the tragedies that have intervened since , believe that sometime, somehow, all the nations of the world can work together for the common good.
Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965), U.S. educator. Many a Good Crusade, part 5 (1954).
Dean of Barnard College in New York City, Gildersleeve was also active in international political affairs and had strongly supported the League of Nations, which failed. She was a delegate to the 1945 San Francisco Conference, which drafted the charter of the United Nations. That year also saw the end of World War II.