” When distrust exists between governments, when there is a danger of war, they will not be willing to disarm even when logic indicates that disarmament would not affect military security at all. “


” Thus, if armaments were curtailed without a secure peace and all countries disarmed proportionately, military security would have been in no way affected. “


” The popular, and one may say naive, idea is that peace can be secured by disarmament and that disarmament must therefore precede the attainment of absolute security and lasting peace. “


” Some pacifists have carried the sound idea of the prime importance of security too far, to the point of declaring that any consideration of disarmament is superfluous and pointless as long as eternal peace has not been attained. “


” Limitation of armaments in itself is economically and financially important quite apart from security. “


” Disarmament or limitation of armaments, which depends on the progress made on security, also contributes to the maintenance of peace. “



All 6 Ludwig Quidde Quotes about Security in picture


When distrust exists between governments, when there is a danger of war, they will not be willing to disarm even when logic indicates that disarmament would not affect military security at all.
Thus, if armaments were curtailed without a secure peace and all countries disarmed proportionately, military security would have been in no way affected.
The popular, and one may say naive, idea is that peace can be secured by disarmament and that disarmament must therefore precede the attainment of absolute security and lasting peace.
Some pacifists have carried the sound idea of the prime importance of security too far, to the point of declaring that any consideration of disarmament is superfluous and pointless as long as eternal peace has not been attained.
Limitation of armaments in itself is economically and financially important quite apart from security.
Disarmament or limitation of armaments, which depends on the progress made on security, also contributes to the maintenance of peace.

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