Quotation by Friedrich Von Bernhardi

The inevitableness, the idealism, and the blessing of war, as an indispensable and stimulating law of development, must be repeatedly emphasized.
Friedrich Von Bernhardi (1849–1930), German soldier, military writer. Germany and the Next War, ch. 1 (1912).

This book, translated and widely diffused in cheap editions, did much to exacerbate anti-German sentiments before and during World War I....
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