Quotes from the World for January 4th

It is accordance with our determination to refrain from aggression and build up a sentiment and practice among nations more favorable to peace … that we have incurred the consent of fourteen important nations to the negotiation of a treaty condemning recourse to war, renouncing it as an instrument of national policy.

Calvin Coolidge
Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933), U.S. president. New York Times (August 16, 1928).