Otto von Bismarck Quote
I do not regard the procuring of peace as a matter in which we should play the role of arbiter between different opinions…more that of an honest broker who really wants to press the business forward.
speech to the Reichstag, 19 February 1878, in Ludwig Hahn (ed.) Fürst Bismarck. Sein politisches Leben und Wirken vol. 3 (1881)