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 Rt. Hon. Herbert Henry Asquith once said...

If I am asked what we are fighting for, I can reply in two sentences. In the first place, to fulfil a solemn international obligation . . . an obligation of honor which no self-respecting man could possibly have repudiated. I say, secondly, we are fighting to vindicate the principle that small nationalities are not to be crushed in defiance of international good faith at the arbitrary will of a strong and overmastering Power.

In War Quotes, by Rt. Hon. Herbert Henry Asquith , Source: Statement, to House of Commons, Declaration of War with Germany, Aug. 4, 1914

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