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Henry Cabot Lodge

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We would not have our country's vigour exhausted or her moral force abated, by everlasting meddling and muddling in every quarrel, great and small, which afflicts the world.

— Henry Cabot Lodge

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Animosity is not a policy.

— Henry Cabot Lodge


But it is well to remember that we are dealing with nations every one of which has a direct individual interest to serve, and there is grave danger in an unshared idealism.

— Henry Cabot Lodge

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Contrast the United States with any country on the face of the earth today and ask yourself whether the situation of the United States is not the best to be found.

— Henry Cabot Lodge

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For we, too, have our ideals, even if we differ from those who have tried to establish a monopoly of idealism.

— Henry Cabot Lodge

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I fear that the hearts of the vast majority of mankind would beat on strongly and steadily and without any quickening if the league were to perish altogether.

— Henry Cabot Lodge

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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 Cabot Lodge

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I would rather see the United States respected than loved by other nations.

— Henry Cabot Lodge

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If a man is going to be an American at all let him be so without any qualifying adjectives, and if he is going to be something else, let him drop the word American from his personal description.

— Henry Cabot Lodge

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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 Cabot Lodge

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Treaty of Versailles

The summit of Lodge's Senate career came in 1919 when as the unofficial Senate majority leader he did not want to secure approval of the Treaty of Versailles. See also
Lodge Committee
He also was the editor in Chief of the 24 volume History of Nations

Notes. (10 volumes).

He had the role (but not the title) of Senate Majority leader. Lodge demanded Congressional control of declarations of war; Wilson refused and the United States Senate never ratified the Treaty nor joined the League of Nations.

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