Wilhelm II Quote

If a British parliamentarian comes to sue for peace, he must first kneel before the imperial standard, for this is a victory of monarchy over democracy.


Remarks made after the first German successes of the Spring Offensive (26 March 1918), quoted in Fritz Fischer, Germany's Aims in the First World War (New York: W. W. Norton & Co, 1967), p. 618.

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If a British parliamentarian comes to sue for peace, he must first kneel before the imperial standard, for this is a victory of monarchy over...

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If a British parliamentarian comes to sue for peace, he must first kneel before the imperial standard, for this is a victory of monarchy over...

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If a British parliamentarian comes to sue for peace, he must first kneel before the imperial standard, for this is a victory of monarchy over...

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If a British parliamentarian comes to sue for peace, he must first kneel before the imperial standard, for this is a victory of monarchy over...