Adolf Hitler Quotes

Adolf Hitler

A single blow must destroy the enemy… without regard of losses… a gigantic all-destroying blow.

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.

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.

Always before God and the world, the stronger has the right to carry through what he wills.

Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.

Anyone who sees and paints a sky green and fields blue ought to be sterilized.

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.

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.

Become strong again in spirit, strong in will, strong in endurance, strong to bear all sacrifices.

By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise.

Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.

England, unlike in 1914, will not allow herself to blunder into a war lasting for years…. Such is the fate of rich countries.. .Not even England has the money nowadays to fight a world war. What should England fight for? You don’t get yourself killed over an ally.

For there is one thing we must never forget… the majority can never replace the man. And no more than a hundred empty heads make one wise man will an heroic decision arise from a hundred cowards.

Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.

Germany is prepared to agree to any solemn pact of non-aggression, because she does not think of attacking but only acquiring security.

Germany will either be a world power or will not be at all.

God the Almighty has made our nation. By defending its existence we are defending His work.

Great liars are also great magicians.

Hate is more lasting than dislike.

He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.

How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don’t think.

How to achieve the moral breakdown of the enemy before the war has started – that is the problem that interests me. Whoever has experienced war at the front will want to refrain from all avoidable bloodshed.

Humanitarianism is the expression of stupidity and cowardice.

I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator.

I do not see why man should not be just as cruel as nature.

I don’t see much future for the Americans… it’s a decayed country.

I go the way that Providence dictates with the assurance of a sleepwalker.

I have been Europe’s last hope.

I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few.

I want war.

I will never allow anyone to divide this people once more into religious camps, each fighting the other.

If freedom is short of weapons, we must compensate with willpower.

If today I stand here as a revolutionary, it is as a revolutionary against the Revolution.

If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.

In actual fact the pacifistic-humane idea is perfectly all right perhaps when the highest type of man has previously conquered and subjected the world to an extent that makes him the sole ruler of this earth… Therefore, first struggle and then perhaps pacifism.

It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.

It is not truth that matters, but victory.

It must be thoroughly understood that the lost land will never be won back by solemn appeals to the God, nor by hopes in any League of Nations, but only by the force of arms.

Just as the world cannot live on wars, so people cannot on revolutions.

Let us never forget the duty, which we have taken upon us.

Life does not forgive weakness.

Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.

Man has become great through struggle.

Mankind has grown strong in eternal struggles and it will only perish through eternal peace.

National Socialist Germany wants peace because of its fundamental convictions. And it wants peace also owing to the realization of the simple primitive fact that no war would be likely essentially to alter the distress in Europe… The principal effect of every war is to destroy the flower of the nation… Germany needs peace and desires peace!

Never forget that the most sacred right on this earth is  mans right to have the earth to till with his own hands, the most sacred sacrifice the blood that a man sheds for this earth…

Only force rules. Force is the first law.

Our strategy is to destroy the enemy from within, to conquer him through himself.

People have killed only when they could not achieve their aim in other ways… there is a broadened strategy, with intellectual weapons… why should I demoralize the enemy by military means if I can do so better and more cheaply in other ways?

Sooner will a camel pass through a needle’s eye than a great man be “discovered” by an election.

Stalin is one of the most extraordinary figures in world history. He began as a small clerk, and he has never stopped being a clerk.

Strength lies not in defence but in attack.

Struggle is the father of all things, virtue lies in blood, leadership is primary and decisive.

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.

Success is the sole earthly judge of right and wrong.

The art of leadership… consists in consolidating the attention of the people against a single adversary and taking care that nothing will split up that attention.

The broad masses of a population are more amenable to the appeal of rhetoric than to any other force.

The day of individual happiness has passed.

The doom of a nation can be averted only by a storm of flowing passion, but only those who are passionate themselves can arouse passion in others.

The German people are not a warlike nation. It is a soldierly one, which means it does not want a war, but does not fear it. It loves peace but also loves its honor and freedom.

The great masses of the people will more easily fall victims to a big lie than to a small one.

The great strength of the totalitarian state is that it forces those who fear it to imitate it.

The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.

The majority can never replace the man.

The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes.

The Nazi party should not become a constable of public opinion, but must dominate it. It must not become a servant of the masses, but their master!

The only people I have been able to use are those who fought.

The peoples of Islam will always be closer to us than, for example, France.

The personification of the devil as the symbol of all evil assumes the living shape of the Jew.

The very first essential for success is a perpetually constant and regular employment of violence.

The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.

The war against Russia will be such that it cannot be conducted in a knightly fashion. This struggle is one of ideologies and racial differences and will have to be conducted with unprecedented, unmerciful and unrelenting harshness.

The world will not help, the people must help themselves. Its own strength is the source of life. That strength the Almighty has given us to use; that in it and through it, we may wage the battle of our life The others in the past years have not had the blessing of the Almighty – of Him who in the last resort, whatever man may do, holds in His hands the final decision. Lord God, let us never hesitate or play the coward.

There could be no issue between the Church and the State. The Church, as such, has nothing to do with political affairs. On the other hand, the State has nothing to do with the faith or inner organization of the Church.

There must be no majority decisions, but only responsible persons, and the word ‘council’ must be restored to its original meaning. Surely every man will have advisers by his side, but the decision will be made by one man.

Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.

Through clever and constant application of propaganda, people can be made to see paradise as hell, and also the other way round, to consider the most wretched sort of life as paradise.

To be a leader means to be able to move masses.

Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.

We are all proud that through God’s powerful aid, we have become once more true Germans.

We will not capitulate – no, never! We may be destroyed, but if we are, we shall drag a world with us – a world in flames.

What good fortune for governments that the people do not think.

What we have to fight for is the freedom and independence of the fatherland, so that our people may be enabled to fulfill the mission assigned to it by the creator.

Whatever goal, man has reached is due to his originality plus his brutality.

When an opponent declares, I will not come over to your side, I calmly say, Your child belongs to us already… What are you? You will pass on. Your descendants, however, now stand in the new camp. In a short time they will know nothing else but this new community.

Who says I am not under the special protection of God?

Whoever lights the torch of war in Europe can wish for nothing but chaos.

Words build bridges into unexplored regions.