Henri La Fontaine — Belgian Lawyer born on April 22, 1854, died on May 14, 1943

Henri La Fontaine, was a Belgian international lawyer and president of the International Peace Bureau. He received the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1913... (wikipedia)

International institutions ought to be, as the national ones in democratic countries, established by the peoples and for the peoples.
Peoples will be as before, the sheep sent to the slaughterhouses or to the meadows as it pleases the shepherds.
Belgium thinks that however great the peril which a country might have to undergo under the system which we seek to establish here, that country ought to do its duty.