Quotes by Fredrik Bajer
32 quotes by Fredrik Bajer
Quote 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 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 about state, evolution, civilization, fight, reality, law, power
Indeed, whenever a new idea is developed, as for example ballooning, warfare immediately takes possession.
Quote 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 about literature, peace, good, good luck
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 about leadership, progress, science, peace, art, magic, time