Modern society, based as it is on the division of labor, can be preserved only under conditions of lasting peace.
The attainment of the economic aims of man presupposes peace.
Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is peacemaking.
Only one thing can conquer war - that attitude of mind which can see nothing in war but destruction and annihilation.
Whoever wants peace among nations must seek to limit the state and its influence most strictly.
Whoever wishes peace among peoples must fight statism.
Peace and not war is the father of all things.
Wars of aggression are popular nowadays with those nations convinced that only victory and conquest could improve their material well-being.
Men are fighting... because they are convinced that the extermination of adversaries is the only means of promoting their own well-being.
If men do not now succeed in abolishing war, civilization and mankind are doomed.