No reasonable creature would conceive

of the idea of obliterating

 ink stains with ink,

or spots of oil with oil.

Only blood must be washed out with blood.

 

Baroness Bertha Felicitas Sophie von Suttner

 

 

* 9 June 1843 in Prag; † 21 June 1914 in Wien;

 

  Austrian pacifist and novelist 

 

 

 In 1905 she was the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize