|362. A stock of inherited conceptions of integrity and morality is a necessity for government.-- H. v. TREITSCHKE , P., Vol. i., p. 317.|
|363. When one really meditates a war, one must say no word about it; one must envelop one's designs in a profound mystery; then, suddenly and without warning, one leaps like a thief in the night--as the Japanese destroyers leapt upon the unsuspecting Port Arthur, as Frederick II. threw himself upon Silesia.*-- A. WIRTH , U.A.P., p. 36.|
|364. The brilliant Florentine was the first to infuse into politics the great idea that the State is Power. The consequences of this thought are far-reaching. It is the truth, and those who dare not face it had better leave politics alone.-- H. v. TREITSCHKE, P., Vol. i., p. 85.|
|365. As real might can alone guarantee the endurance of peace and security, and as war is the best test of real might, war contains the promise of future peace.|
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Publication information: Book title: 501 Gems of German Thought. Contributors: William Archer - Author. Publisher: T.F. Unwin Ltd.. Place of publication: London. Publication year: 1917. Page number: 87.
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