19 Total Quotes

Henry Lodge Quotes

New England has a harsh climate, a barren soil, a rough and stormy coast, and yet we love it, even with a love passing that of dwellers in more favored regions
Henry Lodge
#Climate

May the United Nations ever be vigilant and potent to defeat the swallowing up of any nation, at any time, by any means-by armies with banners, by force or by fraud, by tricks or by midnight treachery.
Henry Lodge
#American Politician #Defeat

I would rather see the United States respected than loved by other nations
Henry Lodge
#Nations

I have loved but one flag and I can not share that devotion and give affection to the mongrel banner invented for the League of Nations
Henry Lodge
#Affection

The American idea is a free church in a free state, and a free and unsectarian public school in every ward and every village with its door wide open to children of all races and every creed
Henry Lodge
#School

Beware how you trifle with your marvelous inheritance, this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble and fall, freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin
Henry Lodge
#Land

The time given to athletic contests and the injuries incurred on the playing field are part of the price which the English-speaking race has paid for being world conquerors.
Henry Lodge
#American Politician

Membership of the United Nations gives every member the right to make a fool of himself, and that is a right of which the Soviet Union in this case has taken full advantage.
Henry Lodge
#American Politician #Fools And Foolishness

The fact that the talk may be boring or turgid or uninspiring should not cause us to forget the fact that it is preferable to war.
Henry Lodge
#American Politician

As you begin your tour of the United States, you may as well know that one American national trait which irritates many Americans and must be convenient for our critics is that we relentlessly advertise our imperfections.
Henry Lodge
#American Politician #United States

I guess it wouldn't discourage a real mob for very long, but it packs all the authority you can put in a desk drawer.
Henry Lodge
#Authority

This organization is created to prevent you from going to hell. It isn't created to take you to heaven.
Henry Lodge
#Heaven #United Nations

It has been well said that a hungry man is more interested in four sandwiches than four freedoms.
Henry Lodge
#American Politician #Man

The primary, the fundamental, the essential purpose of the United Nations is to keep peace. Everything it does which helps prevent World War III is good. Everything which does not further that goal, either directly or indirectly, is at best superfluous.
Henry Lodge
#American Politician