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Fredrik Bajer (born in Vester Egede, Copenhagen, Denmark) was a famous Writer from Denmark, who lived between April 21, 1837 and January 22, 1922. He became 84 years old.

Biography

Fredrik Bajer was a Danish politician, writer and Nobel laureate.

Bajer participated as an officer in the Danish-German War of 1864, was dismissed in 1865, and settled in Copenhagen, devoting himself to teaching and free-writing. 1872-95 belonged Bajer parliament, where he joined the left parity, the breaks in this he was on the radical groups page.

Bajers main political achievements, however, falls outside the Parliament, his interest was focused on the big ideas and pricip questions. He was an avid supporter of women's emancipation and campaigned vigorously for women's suffrage. He was convinced Republicans and Scandinavians; Nordic Socialist Republics was under Bajer the goal, as the Nordic statesmen should pursue.

His main interest, he devoted the peace movement and founded numerous both Danish and international peace organizations, including the Nordic inter-parliamentary union. In 1908 he received the Nobel Peace Prize together with Klas Pontus Arnoldson. Bajer was one of the founders and first Chairman of the Permanent International Peace Bureau (Permanent International Peace Bureau) in Bern, Switzerland.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 27 quotes who is written / told by Fredrik.

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Famous quotes by Fredrik Bajer (27)


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"On the other hand, the waging of peace as a science, as an art, is in its infancy. But we can trace its growth, its steady progress, and the time will come when there will be particular individuals designated to assume responsibility for and leadership of this movement"
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"Naturally, business and pleasure can be readily combined, but a certain balance should exist, and the latter should not predominate over the former"
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"A sign that a peace association is going adrift is its exclusion of other political parties, with whom it could collaborate effectively on most of the problems besetting the cause of peace"
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"Warfare has been marvelously developed. It will soon be impossible to raise it to further heights"
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"There are many members of parliament present here who know as well as I do that, if a man has not already been converted, it will require a great deal more than a letter of appeal to achieve conversion"
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"It has since been agreed that speeches given in English will be translated into French and vice versa, and even into German and Italian when necessary. No doubt translations into Esperanto will also soon be in demand"
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"To read the report of a discussion in which arguments for and against are presented, in which a subject has been covered from different points of view, with new ideas advanced - this is far more instructive than to read a brief account of the resolution passed on the matter"
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"There are those who believe we have need of more literature, of a large international publishing house, of a great peace newspaper, or the like. I am rather skeptical about this idea"
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"We have had such a letter movement on two occasions in Denmark when more than a quarter of the adult Danish population participated. Such an achievement, however, demands a really great effort and also a great deal of money"
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"The last Hague Conference has in the meantime expressed its opinion that a body should be established which could prepare for the work involved more effectively than has hitherto proved possible"
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"The interparliamentary conference should, in my opinion, direct its particular attention to the preparation of the next Hague Conference, the diplomatic conference, the conference of governments"
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"By a great man, however, we mean a man who, because of his spiritual gifts, his character, and other qualities, deserves to be called great and who as a result earns the power to influence others"
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"As a result of my study, I came to the conclusion that a common supreme authority was undesirable"
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"Peace congresses often start by dealing with some of the less important questions in excessive detail, so at the end there is no time to discuss the most important problems"
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"I would rather propose a bureau somewhat similar to that which we have in the Universal Postal Union"
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"Waging war we understand, but not waging peace, or at any rate less consciously so"
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"Today's date, the eighteenth of May, should sometime become an occasion of great international celebration, for on this day ten years ago the first Peace Conference opened at The Hague"
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"This is the task, I think, of a letter movement. But it should be set up only in states where a significant response can be achieved, for a letter movement necessarily presupposes a strong organization"
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"There is one criticism which cannot be leveled at interparliamentary conferences but which is applicable to a great extent to peace congresses: the meetings waste time"
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"The aspect of congresses and such meetings generally to which I attach the greatest importance is the discussion. That is why people assemble: to hear different opinions, rather than to pass resolutions"
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"Nevertheless, this type of propaganda has a special value, for it serves to convince those who sign the appeal, of the necessity for carrying on propaganda; so a corps of propagandists, if I may use the term, is thus trained"
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"Indeed; peace literature is almost exclusively read, though to good effect, by pacifists, while what is needed is the canvassing of those who have not so far been won to the cause"
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"Indeed, whenever a new idea is developed, as for example ballooning, warfare immediately takes possession"
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"But I feel convinced, and I venture even to prophesy in this regard, that the time will come when there will also be a minister of peace in the cabinet, seated beside the ministers of war"
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"We have long possessed the art of war and the science of war, which have been evolved in the minutest detail"
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"I would have thought it possible to choose delegates for these larger conferences who, even if they could not speak the principal languages, could at least understand them or could have friends seated beside them who could keep them informed on essential points"
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"There are in most states one or two ministers of war, one of whom is the minister of naval affairs"


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