Quotes by Fredrik Bajer
32 quotes by Fredrik Bajer
Always we must bear in mind that law has to be substituted for power, that care must be taken to serve the interests of law.
Quote by Fredrik Bajer about law, power, mind
An advantage that the Hague Conferences lack, in contrast to the peace associations and the Interparliamentary Union, is a bureau.
Quote by Fredrik Bajer about union, peace
Quote by Fredrik Bajer about authority, common sense
By a great man, however, we mean a man who, because of his spiritual gifts, his character, and other qualities, deserves to be called great and who as a result earns the power to influence others.
Quote by Fredrik Bajer about gifts, influence, character, man, power
By the same token it must follow that the state we now call a small state is in reality a power if it plays such a role in the development of civilization that it marches in the front ranks and wins victories in the fight for law which surpass...
Quote by Fredrik Bajer about state, evolution, civilization, fight, reality, law, power
I would rather propose a bureau somewhat similar to that which we have in the Universal Postal Union.
Quote by Fredrik Bajer about union
Indeed, whenever a new idea is developed, as for example ballooning, warfare immediately takes possession.
Quote by Fredrik Bajer about war, example, idea
Indeed; peace literature is almost exclusively read, though to good effect, by pacifists, while what is needed is the canvassing of those who have not so far been won to the cause.
Quote by Fredrik Bajer about literature, peace, good, good luck
Naturally, business and pleasure can be readily combined, but a certain balance should exist, and the latter should not predominate over the former.
Quote by Fredrik Bajer about pleasure, affair
On the other hand, the waging of peace as a science, as an art, is in its infancy. But we can trace its growth, its steady progress, and the time will come when there will be particular individuals designated to assume responsibility for and...
Quote by Fredrik Bajer about leadership, progress, science, peace, art, magic, time
Quote by Fredrik Bajer about language
Propaganda is a topic of particular concern to peace associations. This is a matter of educating the population in general, and not least the voters.
Quote by Fredrik Bajer about worry, peace