Inspired By: Bertha von Suttner
How can justice be attained when, in the expiation of an old wrong, another wrong is to be committed? No reasonable creature would conceive of the idea of obliterating ink stains with ink, or spots of oil with oil.
L’avenir appartient à la gentillesse.
(The future belongs to kindness.)
The stars of eternal truth and right have always shone in the firmament of human understanding. The process of bringing them down to earth, remolding them into practical forms, imbuing them with vitality, and then making use of them, has been a long one.
Bertha wrote novels to stave off starvation when living abroad outcast from Austria. In 1905, she became the second woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and the first woman as sole winner.