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In Italy, the country where fascism was born, we have a particular relation with the Holocaust, but as a turning point i
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"In Italy, the country where fascism was born, we have a particular relation with the Holocaust, but as a turning point in history it belongs to everybody in the world. It is a part of humanity"

- Roberto Benigni

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This quote by Roberto Benigni talks to the value of the Holocaust in the collective memory of mankind. Benigni is an Italian filmmaker, and he acknowledges that Italy has a special relationship with the Holocaust, as it was the birth place of fascism. Nevertheless, he likewise emphasizes that the Holocaust is not just an Italian disaster, but a tragedy that belongs to all of mankind. He recommends that the Holocaust ought to be remembered as a turning point in history, and that it belongs of our collective human experience. This quote functions as a pointer that the Holocaust need to not be forgotten, and that it belongs of our shared history. It is a pointer that we need to never forget the atrocities of the past, and that we need to aim to develop a much better future for all of humankind.

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Italy Flag This quote is written / told by Roberto Benigni somewhere between October 27, 1952 and today. He was a famous Actor from Italy. The author also have 9 other quotes.

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