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Full text of "The Struggle For Peace"

conditions which cannot now be foreseen^ yet no greater
mistake could be made than to suppose that, because it
believes war to be a senseless and cruel thing, this nation has
so lost its fibre that it will not take part to the utmost of its
power resisting such a challenge if it ever were made. For that
declaration I am convinced that I have not merely the support,
the sympathy, the confidence of my fellow-countrymen and
countrywomen, but I shall have also the approval of the whole
British Empire and of all other nations who value peace
indeed, but who value freedom even more."