Elihu Root Death Cause and Date

Elihu Root’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) February 14, 1845

Death Date February 7, 1937

Age of Death 91 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Lawyer

The lawyer Elihu Root died at the age of 91. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

U.S. lawyer and statesman who said, “Men do not fail; they give up trying.”

His daughter, Edith, married Ulysses S. Grant III.

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The limitation upon this mode of promoting peace lies in the fact that it consists in an appeal to the civilized side of man, while war is the product of forces proceeding from man’s original savage nature.

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In the first place, when there is a policy of intentional aggression, inspired by a desire to get possession of the territory or the trade of another country, right or wrong, a pretext is always sought.

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Human life is held in much higher esteem, and the taking of it, whether in private quarrel or by judicial procedure, is looked upon much more seriously than it was formerly.

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Honest people, mistakenly believing in the justice of their cause, are led to support injustice.

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The methods of peace propaganda which aim at establishing peace doctrine by argument and by creating a feeling favorable to peace in general seem to fall short of reaching the springs of human action and of dealing with the causes of the conduct which they seek to modify.

Elihu Root Death Cause and Date