This Week’s War: 144

“Let us be neither too elated by victory nor too much depressed by ill-fortune. Let us be patient, constant, and prepared for any sacrifices…. Let us be strong and confident with the inspiration which comes from the cause for which we are fighting…”

War-time Speeches: A compilation of public utterances in Great Britain by Lieut-Gen. The Rt. Hon. J.C. Smuts, p. 75, speech ‘Freedom’ given May 1st 1917  [SPEC D525 (P.C. 3)]