Adolf Hitler Quotes

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“I hated the brutality, the sadism, and the insanity of Nazism. I just couldn’t stand by and see people destroyed. I did what I could, what I had to do, what my conscience told me I must do.” this is a quote from Oskar Schindler, a German spy who helped save many Jews during WWII. As this quote states, Nazism is a method of thinking that promoted racial hierarchy made infamous by Adolf Hitler during his reign as Fuehrer or leader of Germany. Hitler was introduced to this way of thinking from reading and hearing speeches from Hans F. K. Günther, a racial theorist who believed in the aryan race being superior to all other humans. This belief is what governed Hitler’s life, as soon as Hitler became Feurer, he used the power of his position to …show more content…
The first mention of this belief was in a writing by Arthur de Gobineau, saying that they “represented a superior branch in human society.” Vacher de Lapouge wrote in his book, “L’aryan” writes that aryans are natural born leaders and were destined to rule over the rest over all other. Hans F. K. Günther, a German “racial theorist” also later wrote in his book, Rassenkunde des deutschen Volkes that Europeans are split into five different races, and the Nordic, or Aryan race was far greater than the rest. He also wrote that Germans were comprised of all five different Europeans sub-races, but noted that there was a strong heritage of the Nordic race among Germans. He also advise against mixing Aryan blood. Rassenkunde des deutschen Volkes was later read by Adolph Hitler, which strengthened his nazi beliefs. This later got Günther into the University of Jena as a professor of anthropology, in which he gave an inaugural speech which covered his beliefs on the Aryan race, which Adolf Hitler attended. In this speech, he brought up that Jews were of there own race and were far from Aryan, and even “near-Asian.” This helped form and strengthen Hitler’s racial Aryan beliefs and built the road for the World War …show more content…
Germans were reminded constantly through the media of the struggle against the Jews and other non-Aryan peoples in school, news, music, books, radio, and much more to the point that these beliefs were common thinking in Germany. They were also told to accept and tolerate the government’s horrid treatment of the jews, as the government told the people that this was keeping order in Germany. Another way that Hitler dealt with non-Aryans, especially jews, was destroying jewish synagogues and sending jews to concentration camps where they were experimented on and usually killed.

In order to ensure victory to Germany and hold up nazi beliefs, Hitler started a group known as the “Hitler youth.” Hitler believed that the future of Germany was in his children, so he wanted to have them grow up into nazism so they could continue his plans at eliminating all those who weren’t Aryan. He believed that the young were more important and that training to be a nazi should start at a young age, as told in this quote by him:

“The weak must be chiselled away. I want young men and women who can suffer pain. A young German must be as swift as a greyhound, as tough as leather, and as hard as Krupp’s

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