Guy de Maupassant: Avoid war

“Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war as a ship’s captain has to avoid a shipwreck.”
—Guy de Maupassant.

Guy de Maupassant: Government’s duty

“Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war as a ship’s captain has to avoid a shipwreck.”

—Guy de Maupassant, short story writer and novelist (5 Aug 1850-1893).