And as a child I was filled with passionate admiration for acts of civic courage I had seen performed by an elderly military doctor, who was a friend of my family.
Admiration Child Civic Courage Doctor
As a consequence of these hesitations and of the vague character of such innovations, the Commission on Human Rights itself had doubts from the beginning about its role and its functions in general.
Beginning Character Commission Consequence Doubts
How is it that, once victory took form and the horrible spectacle of the extermination camps was revealed, we could have shamelessly broken the promises given to the peoples in those years of ordeal?
Camps Could Extermination Form Given
I shall confess at the outset that it was only shortly after the beginning of this century that I entered active life - with a somewhat precocious capacity for involvement.
Active Life After Beginning Capacity Century
Similarly, the problem of the rights of the state in the disposition of inheritances left by individuals presents social aspects of the first importance.
Disposition First Importance Individuals Inheritances
The Covenant of the League of Nations had envisaged sponsoring only the protection of certain categories of men: national minorities and populations of territories controlled by other countries.
Certain Controlled Countries Covenant Envisaged