” The President of the United States thinks that for the Japanese opium is more dangerous than war. “


” The expense of a war could be paid in time, but the expense of opium, when once the habit is formed, will only increase with time. “


” The President regards the Japanese as a brave people, but courage, though useful in time of war, is subordinate to knowledge of arts, hence, courage without such knowledge is not to be highly esteemed. “


” In time of war steamships and improved arms are the most important things. “


” If war should break out between England and Japan, the latter would suffer much more than the former. “


” If Japan had been near to either England or France, war would have broken out long ago. “


” In case of war, a treaty would have to be made at the end of the war. “



All 7 Townsend Harris Quotes about War in picture


The President of the United States thinks that for the Japanese opium is more dangerous than war.
The expense of a war could be paid in time, but the expense of opium, when once the habit is formed, will only increase with time.


The President regards the Japanese as a brave people, but courage, though useful in time of war, is subordinate to knowledge of arts, hence, courage without such knowledge is not to be highly esteemed.
In time of war steamships and improved arms are the most important things.
If war should break out between England and Japan, the latter would suffer much more than the former.
If Japan had been near to either England or France, war would have broken out long ago.
In case of war, a treaty would have to be made at the end of the war.
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