Hitler Quotes (254 quotes)
Rise to power
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "hitler" Showing of Only the mighty can bear defeat. It is the self that must not be betrayed. He did not. But millions of Germans did betray their selves.
From early on in his political career, Adolf Hitler was known for his enthusiastic — sometimes even frenetic — style of speech-making. Hitler used populist themes and tapped into the fear, resentment and insecurity of vast swathes of German society, which were experiencing hardship and feelings of defeat after the First World War. In speeches as well as writing, he could express himself diplomatically, but as evinced below, his true knack was to demonise, inspire hatred and ultimately war and genocide. I want today to be a prophet again: if international Jewry inside and outside of Europe should succeed in plunging the nations once more into a world war, the result will not be the Bolshevisation of the earth and therefore the victory of Jewry, but the annihilation of the Jewish race in Europe. Reichstag, 30 January I am now fifty.