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" There is a rank due to the United States among nations which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it ; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments... "
The Great Problems of British Statesmanship - Página 390
por J. Ellis Barker - 1917 - 445 páginas
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National Security Management Review

Industrial College of the Armed Forces (U.S.) - 1965
...ready to repel it; if we desire peace, one of the most powerful institutions of our rising prosperity, it must be known that we are at all times ready for war." 10 Little heed was paid to Washington's warning, but the costly lessons of two world wars and the awesome...
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Army Information Digest

...time, will publish other articles which show the trend of civilian thinking. GEORGE WASHINGTON'S dictum "If we desire to secure peace ... it must be known that we are at all times ready for war" was never more valid than in 1947, when, as seldom in history, the world's military strength was divided...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen209

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1908
...peace on only one condition, and that is, on condition of building and maintaining a first-class navy. If we desire to avoid insult we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known that we are at all...
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Hearings on H.R. 14001 and H.R. 14015: Bills to Amend the Military ..., Volumen5

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Special Subcommittee on the Draft - 1969 - 272 páginas
...repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful institutions of our rising prosperity, it must be known that we are at all times ready for war." On March 27, 1969, President Nixon announced the appointment of a Commission on an All-Volunteer Armed...
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Records, Volumen21

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - 1918
...when he announced that celebrated doctrine : "There is a rank due the United States among Nations. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our prosperity, it must be known that we are at all times ready...
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Words of Wisdom

William Safire, Leonard Safir - 1990 - 432 páginas
...(Military) Preparedness (Military) Let him who desires peace prepare for war. — Flavius Vegetius Renatus If we desire to avoid insult we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known that we are at all times...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - 1993 - 520 páginas
...found on a typed line of quotations by Admiral Nimitz received from the Navy Department Library. 410 If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all...
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Diplomat's Dictionary

Charles W. Freeman, Jr. - 1994 - 603 páginas
...ever gained anything valuable by being unprepared to defend itself." HL Mencken, 1926 325 Readiness: "If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to...be known that we are at all times ready for war." George Washington Reassignment: See "Postings" Recall, letters of: The official document, presented...
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The Constitution in Congress: The Federalist Period, 1789-1801

David P. Currie - 1997 - 327 páginas
...to stay out of trouble might not succeed, and in any event, "[i]f we desire to avoid insult, we must repel it; if we desire to secure peace, ... it must be known that we are at all times ready for war."64 Congress took its time in responding, but ultimately it enacted a package of defense measures...
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Patriotic Games: Sporting Traditions in the American Imagination, 1876-1926

S. W. Pope - 1997 - 240 páginas
...America's inception, "which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness. If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known that we are at all...
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