Quote of the Day

“Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to greater danger.”

–Hermann Goering, Nazi Reichsmarshall and Luftwaffe-Chief. This quote was spoken privately to Gustave Gilbert, a German-speaking intelligence officer and psychologist, and recounted in Gilbert’s Nuremberg Diary.

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