Quotation by Howard Koch

If a nation wants to live in peace with its neighbors, it doesn't keep rattling the saber at them.
Howard Koch (1901–1995), U.S. screenwriter. Michael Curtiz. Joseph Davies (Walter Huston), Mission to Moscow (1943).

Although in reality highly fictionalized, the film purports to be based on Ambassador Joseph E. Davies memoirs of the same title. Davies himself introduces the film in a prologue.
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