If a strong government finds that it can, with impunity, destroy a weak people, then the hour has struck for that weak people to appeal to the League of Nations to give its judgment in all freedom. God and history will remember your judgment.— Haile Selassie
Most Powerful League Nations quotations
When a nation becomes devoid of art and learning, it invites poverty. And when poverty comes it brings in its wake of thousands of crimes.
The Covenant of the League of Nations had envisaged sponsoring only the protection of certain categories of men: national minorities and populations of territories controlled by other countries.
There is no reason why agreement on particular points should not be both possible and advantageous to the so-called neutrals and to one or more of the blocs, either existing or in the process of formation, within the League of Nations.
The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly enforced.
Our goal was to win, to win a Super Bowl, but also to win in the right way, to be role models to our community, to represent Indianapolis, the state of Indiana and the National Football League.
The European organisation contemplated could not oppose any ethnic group, on other continents or in Europe itself, outside of the League of Nations, any more than it could oppose the League of Nations.
There is no sports event like Opening Day of baseball, the sense of beating back the forces of darkness and the National Football League.
The League of Nations is the greatest humbug in history.
They cannot even protect a little nation like Armenia. They do nothing but pass useless resolutions.
Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand!
When you look at where team sports are going, the National Football League is turning into organized warfare.
I have not seen the National League enough to know.
And as a football coach in the National Football League, I know for sure that it's going to end someday.
The sport [football] is simply more and more identified with violence, both in its inherent nature and in its savage personnel... [The National Football League] now needs a guardian, not a CEO.
The National League game is chess; The American League is checkers.
I hate dainty minds,' answered Marjorie.
'But a girl has to be dainty in person. If she looks like a million dollars she can talk about Russia, ping-pong, or the League of Nations and get away with it.
Any man that resists the present tides that run in the world, will find himself thrown upon a shore so high and barren that it will seem he has been separated from his human kind forever.
Major League Baseball is a national institution and we take our responsibilities seriously when it comes to how the game affects the lives of American youth.
These kids are the future of the National Football League.
They're the next generation that will be playing high school football, NCAA football, and some even to the pros.
But baseball bounced back in the next decade to reclaim its place as the national pastime: new heroes, spirited competition, and booming prosperity gave birth to dreams of expansion, both within the major leagues and around the world.
I believe that the position of the friends of peace is strengthening.
The friends of peace are able to work in the open. They base themselves upon the force of public opinion. They have at their disposal such instruments as, for instance, the League of Nations. This is to the advantage of the friends of peace.
The sublimated idealism of the Enlightenment, the spirit of the League of Nations and of the United Nations Charter have not proved strong enough to control the aggressive dynamism of nationalism.
You know what we should do? We should just put flags on everybody.
Let's make it the NFFL - the National Flag Football League. It's unbelievable.
You know, I want to be the uncommon one.
I think it's pretty cool that I'm only 5'11, you know, and playing in the National Football League.
Those huckleberries in the National League don't want to do anything that the American League wants to do.
LeSean McCoy has become the most exciting player in the National Football League. I believe he’s the MVP this year.
This means that the search for a formula of European cooperation in connection with the League of Nations, far from weakening the authority of this latter must and can only tend to strengthen it, for it is closely connected with its aims.
As long as the problem of world reconstruction remains the center of interest for all nations, blocs having similar attitudes will form and operate even within the League itself.
The Houston Astros are the youngest team in the National League if you judge by age.
Where the great force lies, there must be the sanction of peace.
The tribunal here and your American newspapers talk so much about our sharp Nazi methods, but do you realize that within the past year, since the defeat of Germany, 1 million Germans have been evicted from what was originally German territory and which has now been given to Poland? No League of Nations or other body intervened.
It's up to the national associations and their leagues to limit the entry of foreign players.
With Germany herself falling, it is not strange that the nations leagued with her also went down to defeat.
Just think of what Woodrow Wilson stood for: he stood for world government.
He wanted an early United Nations, League of Nations. But it was the conservatives, Republicans, that stood up against him.
I think the National League has better biorhythms in July.
We are participants, whether we would or not, in the life of the world.
... We are partners with the rest. What affects mankind isinevitably our affair as well as the nations of Europe and Asia.
Let the League of Nations say whatever it pleases, let America offer whatever interference, let China decry Japan's action at the top of her voice, but Japan must adhere to her course unswervingly.