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13 Most Famous Neville Chamberlain Quotes (PEACE)

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“I am myself a man of peace to the depths of my soul. Armed conflict between nations is a nightmare to me; but if I were convinced that any nation had made up its mind to dominate the world by fear of its force, I should feel that it must be resisted.”

Neville Chamberlain
When life give you hundred reasons to cry, show life thousand reasons to smile.
When life give you hundred reasons to cry, show life thousand reasons to smile.

“How horrible, fantastic, incredible it is that we should be digging trenches and trying on gas-masks here because of a quarrel in a far away country between people of whom we know nothing. It seems still more impossible that a quarrel which has already been settled in principle should be the subject of war.”

Neville Chamberlain
I ask you to await as calmly as you can the events of the next few days. As long as war has not begun, there is always hope that it may be prevented.
I ask you to await as calmly as you can the events of the next few days. As long as war has not begun, there is always hope that it may be prevented.

“Thrift is that habit of character that prompts one to work for what he gets, to earn what is paid him; to invest a part of his earnings; to spend wisely and well; to save, but not hoard.”

Neville Chamberlain

“We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analysing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will.”

Neville Chamberlain
In war, whichever side may call itself the victor, there are no winners, but all are losers.
In war, whichever side may call itself the victor, there are no winners, but all are losers.

“We would fight not for the political future of a distant city, rather for principles whose destruction would ruin the possibility of peace and security for the peoples of the earth.”

Neville Chamberlain
This is the second time in our history that there has come back from Germany to Downing Street peace with honour. I believe it is peace in our time.
This is the second time in our history that there has come back from Germany to Downing Street peace with honour. I believe it is peace in our time.

“However much we may sympathize with a small nation confronted by a big and powerful neighbours, we cannot in all circumstances undertake to involve the whole British Empire in a war simply on her account.”

Neville Chamberlain

3 Neville Chamberlain Quotes on War

“Is this the end of an old adventure, or the beginning of a new; is this the last attack upon a small state or is it to be followed by others; is this in fact a step in the direction of an attempt to dominate the world by force?”

Neville Chamberlain
It is evil things that we will be fighting against — brute force, bad faith, injustice, oppression and persecution — and against them I am certain that the right will prevail.
It is evil things that we will be fighting against — brute force, bad faith, injustice, oppression and persecution — and against them I am certain that the right will prevail.
We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analysing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will.
We should seek by all means in our power to avoid war, by analysing possible causes, by trying to remove them, by discussion in a spirit of collaboration and good will.

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