Adolf Hitler - Famous Quotes
» Anyone who sees and paints a sky green and fields blue ought to be sterilized.» Chamberlain seemed such a nice old gentleman that I thought I would give him my autograph.» Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.» How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.» Strength lies not in defence but in attack.» Success is the sole earthly judge of right and wrong.» The broad masses of a population are more amenable to the appeal of rhetoric than to any other force.» The great masses of the people will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one.» The great strength of the totalitarian state is that it forces those who fear it to imitate it.» The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.» The sportive, knightly battle awakens the best human characteristics. It doesn't separate, but unites the combatants in understanding and respect. He also helps to connect the countries in the spirit of peace. That's why the Olympic Flame should never die.» The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.» There is a road to freedom. Its milestones are Obedience, Endeavor, Honesty, Order, Cleanliness, Sobriety, Truthfulness, Sacrifice, and love of the Fatherland.» Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.» What good fortune for governments that the people do not think.» What luck for rulers, that men do not think.» When an opponent declares, I will not come over to your side, I calmly say, Your child belongs to us already... What are you? You will pass on. Your descendants, however, now stand in the new camp. In a short time they will know nothing else but this new community.» Who says I am not under the special protection of God?» Words build bridges into unexplored regions.» All this was inspired by the principle--which is quite true in itself--that in the big lie there is always a certain force of credibility; because the broad masses of a nation are always more easily corrupted in the deeper strata of their emotional nature than consciously or voluntarily; and thus in the primitive simplicity of their minds they more readily fall victims to the big lie than the small lie, since they themselves often tell small lies in little matters but would be ashamed to resort to large-scale falsehoods. It would never come into their heads to fabricate colossal untruths, and they would not believe that others could have the impudence to distort the truth so infamously. Even though the facts which prove this to be so may be brought clearly to their minds, they will still doubt and waver and will continue to think that there may be some other explanation. For the grossly impudent lie always leaves traces behind it, even after it has been nailed down, a fact which is known to all expert liars in this world and to all who conspire together in the art of lying. These people know only too well how to use falsehood for the basest purposes.» The great masses of the people... will more easily fall victims to a great lie than to a small one.» What luck for rulers that men do not think.» ...obstacles do not exist to be surrendered to, but only to be broken.