Quotation by Benjamin Disraeli

That doctrine [of peace at any price] has done more mischief than any I can well recall that have been afloat in this country. It has occasioned more wars than any of the most ruthless conquerors. It has disturbed and nearly destroyed that political equilibrium so necessary to the liberties and the welfare of the world.
Benjamin Disraeli (1804–1881), British statesman, author. Speech, April 24, 1844, to the House of Lords.
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