Quotation by General Federation Of Women's Clubs

Women realize that we are living in an ungoverned world. At heart we are all pacifists. We should love to talk it over with the war-makers, but they would not understand. Words are so inadequate, and we realize that the hatred must kill itself; so we give our men gladly, unselfishly, proudly, patriotically, since the world chooses to settle its disputes in the old barbarous way.
General Federation Of Women's Clubs (GFWC). As quoted in Everyone Was Brave, ch. 6, by William L. O'Neill (1971).

From an editorial first published in the GFWC Magazine (June 1917).
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