We shall never sheath the sword which we have not lightly drawn until Belgium recovers in full measure all and more than all that she has sacrificed, until France is adequatelyassured against the menace of aggression, until the rights of the smaller nationalities of Europe are placed upon an unassailable foundation and until the military domination of Prussia is wholly and finally destroyed. Asquith
Speech at the Guildhall, London, 9 Nov.
Securitycan only be obtained bya scheme by whichthe nations of Europe and outside agree together that all will guarantee each, and each will guarantee all. The purposes ofthewar will be attained ifthereisa League of Nations with an absolute and decisive veto upon any mere aggression, and consideration of any legitimate claims that any of the countries engaged in the war may be able to make good. Hastings Bernard Lees-Smith
House of Commons, 21 Oct.
But thisnovel wasnot a trumpet for Women's Liberation. It described many female emotions of aggression, hostility, resentment. It put them into print. Apparently what many women were thinking, feeling, experiencing came as a great surprise. Doris May ne e Tayler LessingSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
The Golden Notebook, preface to new edition.
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