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Henry Campbell-Bannerman

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But, gentlemen, can any of us say that as a result of such overwhelming sacrifices of money, of men, of ideals, and of civil dignity the sense of security has indeed been attained?

— Henry Campbell-Bannerman

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Gentlemen, I fervently trust that before long the principle of arbitration may win such confidence as to justify its extension to a wider field of international differences.

— Henry Campbell-Bannerman

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Scare answers to scare, and force begets force, until at length it comes to be seen that we are racing one against another after a phantom security which continually vanishes as we approach.

— Henry Campbell-Bannerman

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We have to admit that, notwithstanding all the efforts in which governments and peoples have participated, no corresponding change has been wrought in the aspect of the world's armaments.

— Henry Campbell-Bannerman

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You have indeed done much since the new century began to give shape and substance to the growing, the insistent desire that war may be banished from the earth.

— Henry Campbell-Bannerman

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Following a general election defeat in 1900 Campbell-Bannerman went on to lead the Liberal Party to a landslide victory over the Conservative Party at the 1906 general election also the last election in which the Liberals gained an overall majority in the House of Commons. Campbell-Bannerman resigned as Prime Minister on 3 April 1908 due to ill health and was replaced by his Chancellor Herbert Asquith. Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman GCB (7 September 1836 – 22 April 1908) was a British Liberal Party politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1905 to 1908 and Leader of the Liberal Party from 1899 to 1908.

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