Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Quotes by German authors
"The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been"
"In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet"
"The first object of my endeavours was the means to become perfect and happy"
"Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own"
"What doesn't kill us makes us stronger"
"I bought some books in order to learn the first principles of philosophy"
"Words build bridges into unexplored regions"
"Germany will either be a world power or will not be at all"
"I am undecided whether or not the Milky Way is but one of countless others all of which form an entire system. Perhaps the light from these infinitely distant galaxies is so faint that we cannot see them"
"I understood that the will could not be improved before the mind had been enlightened"
"We took this challenge before our Lord and our conscience, and it must be done, because this man, Hitler, he is the ultimate evil"
"All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach"
"If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed"
"Humanitarianism is the expression of stupidity and cowardice"
"I go the way that Providence dictates with the assurance of a sleepwalker"
"I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator"
"How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think"
"He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future"
"As soon as by one's own propaganda even a glimpse of right on the other side is admitted, the cause for doubting one's own right is laid"
"As a Christian I have no duty to allow myself to be cheated, but I have the duty to be a fighter for truth and justice"
"All great movements are popular movements. They are the volcanic eruptions of human passions and emotions, stirred into activity by the ruthless Goddess of Distress or by the torch of the spoken word cast into the midst of the people"
"Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction"
"Struggle is the father of all things. It is not by the principles of humanity that man lives or is able to preserve himself above the animal world, but solely by means of the most brutal struggle"
"Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries"
"Who says I am not under the special protection of God?"
"Sooner will a camel pass through a needle's eye than a great man be "discovered" by an election"
"Anyone who sees and paints a sky green and fields blue ought to be sterilized"
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