We love peace, as we abhor pusillanimity; but not peace at any price. There is a peace more destructive of the manhood of living man, than war is destructive to his material body. Chains are worse than bayonets.

Douglas William Jerrold (1803-1857) English playwright and humorist
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In Blanchard Gerrold (ed.), Specimens of Douglas Jerrold's Wit (1858)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 23-Jul-12
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