Theodor Mommsen Quote: “An independent state does not pay…”

An independent state does not pay too dear a price for its independence in accepting the sufferings of war when it cannot avoid them; a state which has lost its independence may find at least some compensation in the fact that its protector procures for it peace with its neighbours.

Theodor Mommsen


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Name: Theodor Mommsen
Profession: Historian
Nationality: German
Birthday: November 30, 1817
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