Below are quotes, sayings or excerpts which you may or may not derive interest and wisdom from. Indulge...

  • 'The body is a grave where the soul is buried.'
    -Gnostic saying.


  • 'This world is beautiful, but has a disease called man.'
    -Friedrich Nietzsche


  • 'Whatever in me has feeling, suffers and is in prison...'
    -Friedrich Nietzsche from Thus Spoke Zarathustra


  • 'Life is suffering...there is a reason for suffering...there is an end to suffering...there is a correct path leading to the end of suffering...'
    -Bob Caputo


  • 'Dreams are imperfections of sleep; even so is consciousness the imperfection of waking.
    Dreams are impurities in the circulation of the blood; even so is consciousness a disorder of life.
    Dreams are without proportion, without good sense, without truth; so also is consciousness.
    Awake from dream, the truth is known: awake from waking, the Truth is-The Unknown.'
    -John-a-dreams, from The Book of Lies by Aleister Crowley.


  • 'This heaven will pass away, and the one above it will pass away.'
    -Jesus from 'The Gospel of Thomas' (The "Scholars' Translation" of the Gospel of Thomas done by Stephen Patterson and Marvin Meyer)


  • 'Whoever has come to know the world has discovered a carcass, and whoever has discovered a carcass, of that person the world is not worthy.'
    -Jesus from 'The Gospel of Thomas' (The "Scholars' Translation" of the Gospel of Thomas done by Stephen Patterson and Marvin Meyer)


  • '...the Lord thy God is among you, a mighty God and terrible.'*
    -Deuteronomy 7:21

    * 'terrible -adj. arousing terror || (pop.) excessive, hard to bear, terrible heat|| (pop.) very bad, a terrible reception'
    -New Webster's dictionary and thesaurus

    * 'terrible, alarming, appalling, awful, dire, dreadful, fearful, frightful, gruesome, hideous, horrible, horrid, severe, shocking, terrifying,. ANT.-appealing, attractive, captivating, happy, pleasing.'
    -New Webster's dictionary and thesaurus


  • 'On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones of countless millions, where at the dawn of victory laid down to rest, and resting, died.'
    -Unknown


  • 'A man about to speak the truth should keep one foot in the stirrup.'
    -Old Mongolian saying.


  • 'Belief is harder to shake than knowledge'
    -Adolf Hitler


  • 'Sleep, those little slices of death, oh how I loathe them!'
    -Edgar Allan Poe


  • 'The body of a dead enemy always smells good.'
    -Charles IX


  • '...I am one of the few that truly understands what death and pain are all about... I have walked the same path as God. By taking lives and making others afraid of me, I become God's equal. Through killing others, I become my own Master. Through my own power I come to my own redemption. Once I seen the miracle light, I didn't never again have to fear or obey the Rules of no Man or no God... I'll die peaceful because my name is going to live as long as men have memories-as long as they talk about good and evil-and as long as they read my words of Final Truth.'
    -Donald Gaskins, mass murderer, executed on September 6, 1991, from his book 'Final Truth'.


  • 'There is only one way to be born and a thousand ways to die.'
    -Serbian proverb


  • 'If you believe in hell, you're probably already there.'
    -Friedrich Nietzsche


  • 'We should flee, according to the Oracle, the multitude of men going in a herd.'
    -The Chaldean Oracles of Zoroaster


  • 'The souls of those who quit the body violently are most pure.'
    -The Chaldean Oracles of Zoroaster


  • 'Stoop not down unto the Darkly-Splendid World; Wherein continually lieth a faithless Depth, and Hades wrapped in clouds, delighting in unintellible images, winding, a black ever-rolling Abyss; ever espousing a Body unluminous, formless and void.'
    -The Chaldean Oracles of Zoroaster


  • 'If ever the taming talisman, the cross, should shatter, primitive fury will be loose once again..., the senseless frenzy of the Beserk, of which the Nordic poets sing and tell so much. That talisman is decaying and the day will come when it will fall miserably to pieces. The old stone gods will then rise from their long forgotten rubble and wipe the dust of a thousand years from their eyes; and Thor will leap up in the end and shatter the Gothic cathedrals with his giant hammer. '
    -Heinrich Heine, On the History of Religion and Philosophy in Germany (1835)


  • 'Immortality is not a gift, immortality is an achievement; and only those who strive mightily shall possess it.'
    -Edgar Lee Masters, from the poem The Village Atheist


  • 'Thus, immortality is conditional. It isn’t for everyone. It must be gained through merciless combat at every hour of every day of your life.'
    -Miguel Serrano - NOS, Book of the Resurrection


  • 'The Nordic man does not shun suffering and in a certain way he welcomes it, because he knows the benefits that arise from it.'
    -Alfred Rosenberg


  • 'One short sleep past, we awake eternally, and death shall be no more.'
    -John Donne


  • 'Remember:- Something always sings
    In the mud and scum of things.'
    -Aleister Crowley, 'Satanic Extracts'


  • 'To me, every dirty act was simply a sacrament of sin, a passionately religious protest against Christianity, which was for me the symbol of all vileness, meanness, treachery, falsehood and oppression.' -Aleister Crowley, 'Satanic Extracts'


  • The artificiality of the present social fabric, of the present so-called civilization, will be torn into shreds; and, as the dying leaves in the forest are driven before the strong winds of autumn, so shall the shreds of the existing social fabric be scattered. The destruction that mankind is drawing down upon itself will come in the form of war, famine, pestilence, fire, flood, cyclones, earthquakes and cataclysms.' -Aleister Crowley-'A Prophecy' from 'Satanic Extracts'


  • 'Christianity is Judaiism for the multitude.'
    -Benjamin Disraeli


  • 'It is through Christianity that Judaism has really conquered the world. Christianity is the masterpiece of Judaism...'
    -Joseph Ernest Renan


  • 'All religions are born from a false principle... Filled with the will for power, the voices of God (conniving priests) forged irons in which to chain men. And men, stupefied by their misery, willingly believed everything told them. Can religion, sprung from such motives, win our respect? Is there a single religion which does not bear the mark of falsehood and lies? What do we find in them: mysteries that cause reason to shudder; dogmas that outrage nature; and ceremonies that inspire only disgust and derision! Tell me, how can a reasonable man still believe the obscure words of Christianity, and her false miracles? Who was this leprous Jew, born of wanton and a soldier in the meanest place possible? Who appointed him the mouthpiece of the said creator of the world? What were his titles? What did he do to prove his mission? Did he change the face of the earth; did he destroy the plagues that afflict it; did he curb the viciousness that make it foul; are we any more happy? Then what did he do? Through jugglers' tricks and puns this man announces himself to the world. And to whom? -only to menials and slaves and sluts this ruler of Heaven manifests his greatness... I would rather die a thousand times than fall for such a tripe!'
    -Marquis De Sade from 'Justine' or 'The Misfortunes of Virtue'


  • 'Jehovah... was a creature of darkness, hence an Evil God...'
    -Louis Israel Newman from 'Jewish Influence on Christian Reform Movements'


  • 'So heinous are the crimes of witches that they even exceed the sins and the fall of the bad angels...'
    -'Malleus Maleficarum'


  • 'Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature.'
    -Hosea Balluo


  • 'Call no man happy till he is dead.'
    -Aeschylus 'Agamemnon'


  • 'In the midst of life we are in death.'
    -'Book of Common Prayer'


  • 'Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep,
    And yet a third of life is pass'd in sleep.'
    -Byron


  • 'Every moment of life is a step towards death.'
    -Corneille


  • 'First our pleasures die-and then
    Our hopes, and then our fears-and
    when
    These are dead, the debt is due,
    Dust claims dust-and we die too.'
    -Shelley 'Death'


  • 'Truth is mighty and will prevail.'
    -Thomas Brooks


  • 'Truth ever lovely-since the world
    began,
    The foe of tyrants, and the friend of
    man.'
    -Campbell


  • 'Great is truth, and mighty above all things.'
    -I Esdras. IV.41


  • 'I don't believe in the hypocritical, moralistic dogma of this so-called civilized society... I need not look beyond this room to see all the liars, haters, the killers, the crooks, the paranoid cowards-truly trematodes of the Earth, each one in his own legal profession... And no one knows that better than those who kill for policy, clandestinely or openly, as do the governments of the world, which kill in the name of God and country or for whatever reason they deem appropriate... I don't need to hear all of societies rationalizations... I've heard them all before and the fact remains that what is, is. You don't understand me. You are not expected to. You are not capable of it.'
    -Richard Ramirez, the so-called 'Night Stalker,' when asked if he had anything to say before his sentence for 12 first degree murder counts, replied with the above. He was given twelve death sentences.


  • 'Hello from the gutters... which are filled with dog manure, vomit, stale wine, urine, and blood. Hello from the sewers... which swallow up these delicacies... Hello from the cracks in the sidewalks... and from the ants that dwell in these cracks and feed on the dried blood of the dead that has settled into the cracks...'
    [Signed]
    'In their blood
    and
    From the Gutter.
    Sam's Creation .44'
    -David Berkowitz-the so-called 'Son of Sam' serial killer, from an excerpt of a letter he wrote to the local media during his killing spree.


  • 'The goal of all life is death.'
    -Sigmund Freud


  • 'All that has achieved existence deserves to be destroyed.'
    -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


  • 'Hell is paved with the skulls of priests.'
    -St. John Chrysostom


  • 'In our sad condition, our only consolation is the expectancy of another life.'
    -Martin Luther


  • 'Struggle is the father of all things... it is not by the principles of humanity that man survives and preserves himself above the animal world, but solely by the means of the most brutal struggle.'
    -Adolf Hitler


  • 'Now as we keep our watch and await the final day, count no mortal happy till he dies, free of pain at last.'
    -Sophocles


  • 'Humanity adores only those who cause it to perish.'
    -E.M. Cioran


  • 'Fear prophets... and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at times instead of them.'
    -Umberto Eco


  • 'Civilizations die of suicide, not by murder.'
    -Arnold Toynbee


  • 'Time touches all things with a destroying hand.'
    -Charles Waddel Chestnutt


  • 'Friends applaud, the Comedy is over.'
    -Ludwig von Beethoven (Last words)


  • 'Believe me, if I started murdering people, there would be none of you left.'
    -Charles Manson


  • 'In time of war the first casualty is truth.'
    -Boake Carter


  • 'The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who in time of great moral crises maintain their neutrality.'
    -Dante


  • 'This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang but a whimper.'
    -T.S. Eliot


  • 'The reason why the ancient world was so pure, light and serene was that it knew nothing of the two great scourges: the pox and Christianity.'
    -Adolf Hitler


  • 'Maybe this world is another planet's Hell.'
    -Aldous Huxley


  • 'History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.'
    -Napoleon


  • 'One should die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly.'
    -Friedrich Nietzsche


  • 'Only the winners decide what were war crimes.'
    -Gary Wills


  • 'I desire to go to Hell, not to Heaven. In Hell I shall enjoy the company of popes, kings and princes, but in Heaven are only beggars, monks, hermits and apostles.'
    -Niccolo Machiavelli


  • 'Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god.'
    -Jean Rostand


  • 'If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face-forever.'
    -George Orwell-'Ninteen Eighty Four' 1949


  • 'Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.'
    -Denis Diderot


  • 'The only completely consistent people are the dead.'
    -Aldous Huxley


  • 'We have our task, and God knows it is a hard one -- the salvage of a shipwrecked world.'
    -Lothrop Stoddard


  • 'How strange a thing is freedom. Never again will I shut a bird up in a cage. And now I understand so well, why the Chinese and the Japanese, when they wish to show gratitude for good fortune, go to the market, buy cage-birds and let them loose. I will do this, too, one day...' - Rudolf Hess -1949


  • 'If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.'
    - Samuel Adams, speech at the Philadelphia State House, August 1, 1776.'


  • 'Alas the Master; so he sinks in death.
    But whoso knows the mystery of man
    Sees life and death as curves of the same plan'
    -Aleister Crowley


  • 'Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear, and a manly heart.'
    -Longfellow


  • 'the city dumps fill
    the junkyards fill
    the madhouses fill
    the hospitals fill
    the graveyards fill
    nothing else
    fills.'
    -Charles Bukowski, excerpt from the poem 'alone with everybody'


  • 'All revolutions have failed? Perhaps. But rebellion for good cause is self-justifying - a good in itself. Rebellion transforms slaves into human beings, if only for an hour.'
    -Edward Abbey


  • 'If freedom is short of weapons, we must compensate with willpower.'
    -Adolf Hitler, Landsberg, November 5, 1925


  • 'There is something very unhealthy about Christianity.'
    -Adolf Hitler


  • 'I realise that man, in his imperfection, can commit innumerable errors -- but to devote myself deliberately to errors, that is something I cannot do. I shall never come personally to terms with the Christian lie. Our epoch, in the next 200 years, will certainly see the end of the disease of Christianity. My regret will have been that I could not behold its demise.'
    -Adolf Hitler


  • 'I have seen the world through a thousand pairs of eyes and despised it each and every time -without exception!'
    -Tddody, a statement from a member of Heaven's Gate, best known when thirty nine people committed mass suicide on March 26th 1997.


  • Ignorance of truth is the cause of all misery.
    -Buddha


  • For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, only to lose his soul?
    -16:26 Matthew


  • If you want to be thought a liar, always tell the truth.
    -Unknown


  • 'You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody's crazy.'
    -Charles Manson


  • 'The student, if he attains any success in the following practices, will find himself confronted by things too glorious or dreadful to be described. It is essential that he remain the master of all he beholds, hears or conceives; otherwise he will be the slave of illusion, and the prey of madness.'
    -A. Crowley, taken from Liber O


  • 'The most precious possession on earth is our own people, and for these people, and with these people, we will struggle and we will fight, and never slacken, and never tire, and never falter, and never doubt! Long live our movement! Long live our people!'
    -Adolf Hitler


  • 'We just destroyed the greatest race in Europe.'
    -General George Patton, furious upon learning that over two million German P.O.W.'s had already died in Allied concentration camps.


  • '...the human body is mostly blood and mystery and sadness...'
    -Charles Bukowski Selected Letters Volume 2: 1965-1970


  • 'Perhaps we are only forerunners. Twenty or even a hundred years may pass before the National Socialist idea is victorious; those who believe in the ideal today may die: but what is a man in the development of a people, of mankind.'
    -Adolf Hitler


  • 'Hitler will emerge from the hatred that surrounds him now as one of the most significant figures who ever lived... He had a mystery about him in the way that he lived and in the manner of his death that will live and grow after him. He had in him the stuff of which legends are made...'
    -President John F. Kennedy


  • 'In Hitler the rare union has taken place between the most acute logical thinker and truly profound philosopher, and the iron man of action...I follow no leadership but that of Adolf Hitler and of God.'
    -Hermann Goering


  • 'I was permitted to work for many years of my life under the greatest son whom my people have brought forth in its thousand year history. I am happy to know that I have done my duty to my people, my duty as a German, as a National Socialist, as a loyal follower of my Fuhrer. I do not regret anything. If I were to begin all over again. I would act just as I have acted, even if I knew that in the end I should meet a fiery death at the stake. No matter what human beings may do, I shall someday stand before the Judgement Seat of the Eternal. I shall answer to Him, and I know He will judge me innocent.'
    -Rudolf Hess


  • '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.'
    -Adolf Hitler


  • 'It is necessary that I should die for my people; but my spirit will rise from the grave and the whole world will know that I was right.'
    -Adolf Hitler


  • 'It is our task to make certain that the pages in German history that bear witness to our disintegration are torn in half. From need, misery and wretchedness shall arise a new German Reich.'
    -Adolf Hitler


  • 'The scream of the twelve-inch shrapnel is more penetrating than the hiss from a thousand Jewish newspaper vipers. Therefore let them go on with their hissing.'
    -Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf


  • 'And what have we now in Germany? A land of bankers and car- makers. Even our great army has gone soft. Soldiers wear beards and question orders. I am not ashamed to say I believed in National Socialism. I still wear the Iron Cross with Diamonds Hitler gave me. But today in all Germany you can't find a single person who voted Adolf Hitler into power... many Germans feel guilty about the war. But they don't explain the real guilt we share-that we lost.'
    -Hanna Reitsch, in a 1970's interview with Ron Laytner


    [Hanna Reitsch]
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  • 'But there are millions in Germany who love me, it is only the German press which has been told to hate me. It is propaganda helped by the government. Germans have not been allowed to write about me since 1945. They are afraid I might say something good about Adolf Hitler.
    'But why not? Because of Hitler we Germans were the pioneers of space travel, ahead of our time, ahead of the world. The first space rockets were copies of our V2 bombs which climbed 50 miles up. After the war my dear friend Werner Von Braun helped the Americans. He was brilliant with the V2 rocket and the father of all space travel and satellites.'
    -Hanna Reitsch, in a 1970's interview with Ron Laytner

  • 'I asked Herman Goering one day, "What is this I am hearing that Germany is killing Jews?"
    Goering responded angrily, 'A totally outrageous lie made up by the British and American press. It will be used as a rope to hang us someday if we lose the war.'
    -Hanna Reitsch, in a 1970's interview with Ron Laytner

  • 'They were all very moved to see me come in,” said Miss Reitsch. 'all were calm and ready to die. History books say Hitler was mad and incoherent, that many in the bunker were drunk and having sex parties.
    'It is not true. I was there. We were seeing the end of a great man and his cause. There was nothing in the bunker but dignity. Hitler greeted us quietly and without emotion.'
    -Hanna Reitsch, in a 1970's interview with Ron Laytner

  • 'When I was released by the Americans I read historian Trevor Roper’s book, ‘The Last Days of Hitler’. Throughout the book like a red line, runs an eyewitness report by Hanna Reitsch about the final days in the bunker. I never said it. I never wrote it. I never signed it. It was something they invented. Hitler died with total dignity..'
    -Hanna Reitsch, in a 1970's interview with Ron Laytner


  • 'The National Socialism that Hitler preached for and whose characteristics were presented in his book My Struggle [Mein Kampf]... this National Socialism did not die with the death of its herald. Rather, its seeds multiplied under each star... '
    -Introduction to an Arab edition of Mein Kampf


  • 'Crom, I have never prayed to you before. I have no tongue for it. No one, not even you, will remember if we were good men or bad. Why we fought, and why we died. All that matters is that today, two stood against many. Valor pleases you, so grant me this one request. Grant me revenge! And if you do not listen, the hell with you!'
    -Conan


  • 'None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.'
    -Johann W. von Goethe


  • 'Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave.'
    -Frederick Douglass


  • 'For four months I was heavily tortured by the Army in Rio de Janeiro, and then in the Naval Information Center.... Near death, I was taken to the hospital for the sixth time. The beatings had been so severe that my body was one big bruise. The blood clotted under my skin and all the hair on my body fell out. They pulled out all my fingernails. They poked needles through my sexual organs and used a rope to drag me across the floor by my testicles. Right afterwards they hung me upside down. They hung me handcuffed from a grating, removed my artificial leg, and tied my penis so I could not urinate. They forced me to stand on my one leg for three days without food or drink. They gave me so many drugs that my eardrums burst and I am impotent. They nailed my penis to a table for 24 hours. They tied me up like a pig and threw me into a pool so that I nearly drowned. They put me in a completely dark cell where I remained for 30 days urinating and defecating in the same place where I had to sleep. They fed me only bread soaked in water. They put me in a rubber box and turned on a siren. For three days I neither ate nor slept and I nearly went mad...'
    -Manuel de Conceicao, peasant leader in Brazil. He was arrested in 1972 and brought before Brazilian security police who had been schooled at US army bases in the latest methods of counterinsurgency and interrogation. He was tortured by Brazilian army units -- trained and equipped by US military-aid programs


  • 'They tell how the Chilean military -- trained and financed by the United States -- tortured people with electric shock, particularly on the genitals; forced victims to witness the torture of friends and relatives (including children); raped women in the presence of other family members; burned sex organs with acid or scalding water; placed rats in women's vaginas and into the mouths of other prisoners; mutilated, punctured, and cut off various parts of the body, including genitalia, eyes, and tongue; injected air into women's breasts and into veins (causing slow, painful death); shoved bayonets and clubs into the vagina or anus, causing rupture and death.'
    -Victims and survivors


  • 'The opinion of 10,000 men is of no value if none of them know anything about the subject.'
    -Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor and philosopher from 121-180 A.D.


  • 'The women of the United States are nothing but brood sows, having sons to be put into the army and made into fertilizer.'
    -Kate Richards O'Hare


  • 'Between urine and filth we are born.'
    -St. Augustine


  • 'The only way of salvation for the world is by returning to thy allegiance.... Firm in my faith, I shall have force to withstand my evil counsellors, my skepticism, which leads me to doubt of the people, my restless spirit which, after truth has been brought to light, impels to go on searching for it...'
    -French historian Ernest Renan, speaking of the old gods, from a poem from his book 'Recollections of My Youth' (1883)


  • 'Occultism is not magic, though magic is one of its tools.
    Occultism is not the acquirement of powers, whether psychic or intellectual, though both are its servants. Neither is occultism the pursuit of happiness, as men understand the word; for the first step is sacrifice, the second, renunciation.
    Occultism is the science of life, the art of living.'
    -Lucifer, Vol. I, p.7. (H.P. Blavatsky's magazine, published from 1887-1891


  • 'I knew I would not live to see the victory which I would make possible. But I would not die before I would make that victory certain.'
    -George Lincoln Rockwell, 'This Time The World' (page 310, Liberty Bell Publications, 7th edition, 2004)



    [Commander George Lincoln Rockwell]

  • 'Mein Kampf was like finding a part of me... I simply suffered from the vague, unhappy feeling that things were 'wrong' - I didn't know exactly how - and that there must be a way of diagnosing the 'disease' and its causes - and making intelligent, organized efforts to correct that 'something wrong'.
    In Mein Kampf I found abundant 'mental sunshine' which bathed all the grey world suddenly in the clear light of reason and understanding. Word after word, sentence after sentence stabbed in the darkness like thunderclaps and lightning bolts of revelation, tearing and ripping away the cobwebs of more than thirty years of darkness - brilliantly illuminating the 'mysteries' of the heretofore impenetrable murk in a world gone mad.'
    -George Lincoln Rockwell, 'This Time The World' (page 154, Liberty Bell Publications, 7th edition, 2004)


  • 'It may be that today gold has become the exclusive ruler of life, yet the time will come when man will again bow down before higher gods.'
    -Adolf Hitler, 'Mein Kampf'


  • 'When society reaches a stage where property confers rank, where wealth becomes the only source of virtue, passion the sole bond between man and wife, falsehood the source of success in life, sex the only means of enjoyment, and when outer trappings are confused with inner religion... then we are in the Kali Yuga-the Dark Age.'
    -'Vishnu Purana'


  • 'It is not hard on a good day
    To carry the flag high
    In proud ranks;
    When in the storm the flag flies in shreds
    The weary will lose heart
    Then the true spirit shows'

    -Josef Hiess, 'Volksturm 1945'


  • 'Hitler is endless proof of God's love and blessing for which we ever must be grateful.'
    -Gertrud Sholtz-Klink, head of the NSDAP women's branch


  • 'Those who seek should not stop seeking until they find. When they find, they will be disturbed.'
    -Jesus Christ, The Gospel of St. Thomas


  • 'Perhaps people think that I have come to cast peace upon the world. They do not know that I have come to cast conflicts upon the earth: fire, sword, war.'
    -Jesus Christ, The Gospel of St. Thomas


  • 'The U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey, which interviewed 700 Japanese military and political officials after the war came to this conclusion: "Based on a detailed investigation of all the facts and supported by the testimony of the surviving Japanese leaders involved, it is the Survey's opinion that certainly prior to 31 December 1945, and in all probability prior to 1 November 1945, Japan would have surrendered even if the atomic bombs had not been dropped, even if Russia had not entered the war, and even if no invasion had been planned or contemplated.'


  • 'There is nothing more wicked, more disastrous, more widely destructive, more deeply tenacious, more loathsome.' He said this was repugnant to nature: 'Whoever heard of a hundred thousand animals rushing together to butcher each other, as men do everywhere? . . . once war has been declared, then all the affairs of the State are at the mercy of the appetites of a few.'
    -Erasmus


  • 'If an American is concerned only about his nation, he will not be concerned about the peoples of Asia, Africa, or South America. Is this not why nations engage in the madness of war without the slightest sense of penitence? Is this not why the murder of a citizen of your own nation is a crime, but the murder of citizens of another nation in war is an act of heroic virtue?'
    -Martin Luther King, Jr.


  • 'Something I study is how people react when my blood is streaming everywhere.'
    -'Dead' of the band Mayhem


    [Animals saluting Goering - The poster declares 'Vivisection forbidden']

  • 'The Prussian minister-president Goering has released a statement stating that starting 16 August 1933 vivisection of animals of all kinds is forbidden in Prussia. He has requested that the concerned ministries draft a law after which vivisection will be punished with a high penalty. Until the law goes into effect, persons who, despite this prohibition, order, participate or perform vivisections on animals of any kind will be deported to concentration camps.'
    -From a 1933 National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP) press release


  • 'The preoccupation with animal protection in Nazi Germany was evident in other social institutions and continued almost until the end of World War II. In 1934, the new government hosted an international conference on animal protection in Berlin. Over the speaker's podium, surrounded by enormous swastikas, were the words "Entire epochs of love will be needed to repay animals for their value and service". In 1936 the German Society for Animal Psychology was founded, and in 1938 animal protection was accepted as a subject to be studied in German public schools and universities.'
    -excerpt from 'Arluke and Sax' (op. cit., p. 9)


  • 'He who is kind to animals heaven will protect.'
    -Buddha


  • 'Enjoy the war, the peace is going to be horrible.'
    -A saying common amongst German civilians in the closing days of WW2


  • 'Maybe when I get in the grave, things will be beautiful.'
    -Charles Bukowski, from the book 'Laughing with the Gods'


  • '...Ye who now lament to go out of this body wept also when ye were born into it... the person of man is only a mask which the soul putteth on for a season; it weareth its proper time and then is cast off, and another is worn in its stead... I tell you of a truth, that the spirits which now hath affinity shall be kindred together, although they all meet in new persons and names.'
    -The New Koran


  • 'Races are the stones with which God has built up mankind and our task can only be to preserve them as such.'
    -Erich Schinnerer, German Law and Legislation, 1938


  • 'Hell is other people.'
    -Sartre


  • 'Repeated episodes do not mean identical episodes. The stories are the same, but different. It is as if they cannot be eradicated from Bukowski's mind; as if he is haunted by the memory of events lived without joy and without involvement. So he tells them again and again.'
    -Fernanda Pivano explaining the many different versions of the same stories in Charles Bukowski's books. Taken from her book 'Laughing with the Gods'


  • 'Bukowski never wearies of presenting again and again his world of misery, desperation, poverty, nightmares about old age, fury, impatience for everything and everybody...'
    -Fernanda Pivano, taken from her book 'Laughing with the Gods'


  • 'I have chosen the struggle,
    Have bound myself to it,
    Will stay faithful to it,
    Until earth covers me.
    That they may kill my friends
    Is possible;
    That they should kill me
    Is also possible.
    That we should capitulate:
    Never, never, never!'
    -Adolf Hitler, this poem was reprinted in the 'Mulhausen Tageblatt' on July 15, 1944. It was originally written by Hitler in 1932.


  • '...I deeply believe that there is a power greater than ours that's helping us in our fight.'
    -George Lincoln Rockewell


  • 'What is there to regret? I'm a committed Nazi, and if I had to be born a thousand times over, I would be a thousand times what I have been.'
    -Klaus Barbie


  • 'There's no light at the end of the tunnel, there isn't even a tunnel. The best thing I can do is get drunk and listen to classical music. Or sleep and wait for death to get closer. Leaving this will not be a horrible thing. Yet I'm glad, somehow, that I threw my words in the air: confetti, celebrating nothing.'
    -Charles Bukowski, Selected Letters Volume 4: 1987-1994


  • 'We now have an ally which has never been conquered in 3,000 years!'
    -Adolf Hitler, referring to Japan sometime after the Tripartite Pact had been signed.


  • '1918
         You stood, with your shot, shattered arm in a sling, the gray helmet on your battered head, your chest covered in iron crosses, you stood in front of placid burghers, taking the oral examination for your high-school degree. Because you did not know a few figures, they decreed that you should not pass.
         Our answer: Revolution!

    1920
         The two of us were about to surrender to a mental breakdown. But we straightened up with one another's help and we barely stumbled.
         My answer was: Defiance!

    1923
         You challenged your destiny to a duel. All or nothing! But it was still too early. That was why you fell victim.
         Your answer was: Death!

    1927
         I stood at your grave; a quiet, green mound lay in the glowing sunshine. And it preached ephemeralness.
         My answer was: Resurrection.'
    -Joseph Goebbels, a dedication to the memory of his friend Richard Flisges, from Goebbels' novel 'Michael: Pages From a German Destiny', also published as simply 'Michael.'


  • 'Crisis is the path to happiness. Decay and disintegration do not spell doom, but ascent and beginning. The powerful forces of a new creation operate in the hush beyond the noise of the day.'
    -Joseph Goebbels, from Goebbels' novel 'Michael: Pages From a German Destiny', also published as simply 'Michael.'


  • 'It is reported from the Fuehrer's headquarters that our Fuehrer, Adolf Hitler, fighting to the last breath against Bolshevism, fell for Germany this afternoon in his operational headquarters in the Reich Chancellery.'
    -Hamburg radio broadcast, May 1, 1945.


  • 'In the course of history no people have ever been given freedom like a present, and if freedom did not cost anything than no people would ever keep it! Freedom has a high price, and men must ever struggle to preserve it.'
    -Adolf Hitler


  • 'Hitler is lonely. So is God. Hitler is like God.'
    -Hans Frank


  • 'Normally the great men that we admire from a distance lose their magic when one knows them well. With Hitler the opposite is true.'
    -Rudolf Hess


  • 'Do not seek Adolf Hitler with your mind. You will find him through the strength of your hearts.'
    -Joseph Goebbels


    [Leon Degrelle]

  • 'Hitler is always present before my eyes: as a man of peace in 1936, as a man of war in 1944. It is not possible to have been a personal witness to the life of such an extraordinary man without being marked by it forever. Not a day goes by but Hitler rises again in my memory, not as a man long dead, but as a real being who paces his office floor, seats himself in his chair, pokes the burning logs in the fireplace.'
    -Leon Degrelle, 'The Enigma of Hitler', Leader of Walloonian SS volunteers (Walloonian's are French speaking people of Belgium)


  • 'After 1945 Hitler was accused of every cruelty, but it was not in his nature to be cruel. He loved children. It was an entirely natural thing for him to stop his car and share his food with young cyclists along the road. Once he gave his raincoat to a derelict plodding in the rain. At midnight he would interrupt his work and prepare the food for his dog Blondi. He could not eat meat, because it meant the death of a living creature...'
    -Leon Degrelle, 'The Enigma of Hitler'


  • 'Even with all I know, if in this cell Hitler should come to me and say 'Do this!', I would still do it.".'
    -Joachim Ribbentrop, loyal to the end, even after the Allied International Military Tribunal found him guilty on all counts and sentenced to death.


    [Above: Norwegian author extraordinaire Knut Hamsun]

  • 'Adolf Hitler

    I'm not worthy to speak up for Adolf Hitler, and to any sentimental rousing his life and deeds do not invite.

    Hitler was a warrior, a warrior for humankind and a preacher of the gospel of justice for all nations.

    He was a reforming character of the highest order, and his historical fate was that he functioned in a time of exampleless [unequalled] brutality, which in the end felled him.

    Thus may the ordinary Western European look at Adolf Hitler. And we, his close followers, bow our heads at his death...'
    -Knut Hamsun, at the age of 86, the Nobel laureate novelist wrote this eulogy of Adolf Hitler in the newspaper Aftenposten in 1945.


  • 'Words are too poor to express what we owe this man, who is a symbol of the best of what the world has produced. We can only celebrate him as the god-sent rescuer of Europe.'
    -Written on April 20, 1944, on the occasion of Hitler's 55th birthday, by Swedish National Socialist Per Engdahl (1909–1994).


  • 'Your names will die with your body, forgotten and decayed. While the name Adolf Hitler lights up still and will blaze! You cannot kill it...'
    -'Mein Bruder' by Paula Hitler, Adolf Hitler's sister, Berchtesgaden, May 1957


  • 'If love could perform miracles
    And if tears could wake the dead
    Then courageous soldiers
    Would not be covered by Russian earth.'

  • 'God occasionally needs men, in order to announce the coming days. But you must die before that day comes.'

  • 'Whoever courageously dies for the Fatherland, builds themselves an eternal monument.'

  • 'You were so young, died much too early. Whosoever forgets you, never truly knew you.'

    -Taken from German 'death cards'. Circa early to mid 1940's


  • 'He once said: "I wish nothing on my gravestone other than my name." Even his name will probably not stand over his grave, for we know that he must have perished while fighting bitterly in the Reich Chancellery. We know that the enemy will be able to find a body in the ruins caused by countless artillery shells and flame throwers, and that they may say that it is the Führer's body, but we will not believe it. If the enemy says that, we will not believe it. That his body is dead we believe, what is mortal of him has perished, has passed away, but he has fulfilled his most beautiful oath, this affirmation: "The most valuable thing God has given me on this world is my people. My faith rests on it, I serve it with my will, and I give my life to it."
    His life is fulfilled. He began by fighting for his people, and he ended that way. A life of battle.'
    -Hermann Okraß, 'Abschied von Hitler' (Farewell to Hitler), Hamburger Zeitung, May 2, 1945


  • 'Everything on this earth can be made into something better. Every defeat may be made the foundation of a future victory. Every lost war may be the cause of a later resurgence. Every visitation of distress can give a new impetus to human energy. And out of every oppression those forces can develop which bring about a new rebirth... '
    -Adolf Hitler, 'Mein Kampf'


    [Robert Ley and wife Inge]

  • 'Our god is the wonderful law of creation, whose amazing unity of all things shows itself in wonderful flowers, in growing trees, in newborn children, in the secrets of a mother, in the growth of our people, in work and accomplishment and creation, in life itself. It is the joy we have in everything. How beautiful everything is. Do you feel the same way? I am so happy to be alive. A priest recently asked me: "But what about eternity...?" I replied: "A day in National Socialist Germany is better for me than all of your Heaven."'
    -Robert Ley, from a speech entitled 'Wir oder die Juden...,' March 31, 1939


  • 'What happens to me when I die? I do not know. One thing I do know. I will return to the earth and will belong again to the wonderful Mother Earth. Isn't that enough? If only a blade of grass or a flower grows from my grave, that is enough for me. I am happy with what I have done so far. It was both hard and beautiful, and I am thankful for these 48 years. And if I remain alive long enough to finish my work, I can die in peace. Death will hold no terrors for me. I have seen many people for whom it was hard to die. I am sure that we will die in a worthy manner. I hope to have the strength not to die like a weakling, rather to die with the satisfaction of knowing I have done something. Eternity? I do not want to live forever, but I want my people to live on eternally.'
    -Robert Ley, from a speech entitled 'Wir oder die Juden...,' March 31, 1939


  • 'Democracy is also a form of worship. It is the worship of jackals by jackasses.'
    -H. L. Mencken


    [Above: Hermann Goering]

  • 'After a certain period of time, when I had acquired more insight into the Fuehrer's personality, I gave him my hand and said: "I unite my fate with yours for better or for worse: I dedicate myself to you in good times and in bad, even unto death." I really meant it-and still do.'
    -Hermann Goering


  • 'To perceive is to suffer.'
    -Aristotle


  • 'For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.'
    -Ephesians 6:12
    [Interesting that they would point out the 'forces of evil' are in the 'heavenly realms'...]


  • 'I have been a good soldier, a fearless warrior. I will die with honor and join my brothers in Valhalla.'
    -Robert J. Mathews


  • 'I hear the voices of a murdered race whispering, "Beware of the red, white and blue."'
    -David Eden Lane


  • 'Sometimes war is action other than guns or swords.'
    -David Eden Lane


  • 'So stand up like men! And drive the enemy into the sea. Stand up like men! And swear a sacred oath upon the green graves of our sires that you will reclaim what our forefathers discovered, explored, conquered, settled, built, and died for. Stand up like men! And reclaim our soil. Kinsmen arise! Look toward the stars and proclaim our destiny. In Metaline Falls we have a saying, “Defeat never. Victory forever!”'
    -Robert J. Mathews, from his speech later called 'A Call to Arms.' This speech was delivered before the General Conference of the National Alliance in Arlington, Virginia on Sunday, September 4, 1983. A little over a year later, December 8, 1984, Robert Jay Mathews was burned to death by a secret police task force on Whidbey Island, Washington.


  • [Below are the last words of those hung in Nuremberg, Germany by the Allies. The executions began at 1:11 a.m. on the 16th of October 1946 and ended at 2:45 a.m. A travesty of justice and a spectacle of revenge, men like Alfred Rosenberg were hanged for writing a book!]

    Joachim von Ribbentrop last words were: 'God protect Germany! My last wish is that German unity shall remain and that an understanding between east and west come about, with peace for the world.'

    _____________________________________________

    General Wilhelm Keitel stood at attention at the foot of the gallows and said: 'May the Almighty have mercy on the German people! More than three million soldiers died for the fatherland and preceded me. I now follow my sons. All for Germany!'

    _____________________________________________

    Ernst Kaltenbrunner said: 'I have loved the German people and my fatherland from the bottom of my heart. I have done my duties according to the laws of my country. I regret that crimes were committed in which I had no part. Germany-good luck!'

    _____________________________________________

    Alfred Rosenberg remained silent in contempt of the murderous ritual. He mounted the scaffold and died without uttering a word.

    _____________________________________________

    Hans Frank said: 'I pray God may receive my soul. May he receive me mercifully. I am grateful for the good treatment I had in prison.'

    _____________________________________________

    Wilhelm Frick shouted: 'Long live eternal Germany!'

    _____________________________________________

    Julius Streicher, executed soley for thought crimes, was dragged to the gallows. When he reached it he shouted defiantly: 'Heil Hitler!' As he mounted the scaffold he cried 'Jewish holiday 1946! Now I go to God! The Bolsheviks will hang you next!'

    _____________________________________________

    Fritz Saukel said: 'I die innocent. The verdict was unjust. God protect Germany and make her great again!'

    _____________________________________________

    Alfred Jodl clicked his heels and stood at attention when he mounted the scaffold, proclaiming one last word of love for his country and people: 'I salute you, my Germany!

    _____________________________________________

    And lastly, Arthur Seyss-Inquart was the last to be murdered. Knowing this, he said: 'I hope this execution will be the last act in the tragedy of the Second World War, that its lesson will be learned, and that peace and understanding will follow. I believe in Germany!'


  • 'The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.'
    -Vladimir Nabokov


    [Above: Carl Gustav Jung (July 26, 1875 - June 6, 1961]

  • '...the soul does not require the organs of sense in order to see, hear, smell, taste and feel, in a much more perfect state; but with this great difference, that in such a state, it stands in much nearer connection with the spirtual than the material world.'
    -Carl Gustav Jung

  • '...a god has taken possession of the Germans.'
    -Carl Gustav Jung


  • 'From the force that binds all beings,
    The man frees himself who overcomes himself.'
    -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, from his unfinished work 'Die Geheimnisse' (The Mysteries)


  • 'Only atheists attempt to comprehend god with their mind.'
    -Count Nikolaus von Zinzendorf


  • 'Hitler is the man of my life. The German dictator had been an ideal leader who dedicated his life to the realization of his noble ambition. He never lived for himself but for Germany and the German people. I have always wished to live like him.'
    -Dr. Noureddine Tarraf, Egyptian Minister of Health, 1950s


  • 'I am only sorry that I didn't succeed, but if I had the chance I would do it all again but much more forcefully.'
    -Leon Degrelle


  • 'This fashionable habit of living and dying is a great nuisance!'
    -Wei We Wei, from the book 'Unworldly Wise'


  • 'this graveyard above the ground
    one tombstone for the mess,
    I say:
    humanity, you never had it
    from the beginning.'
    -Charles Bukowski from his book of poems 'Mockingbird Wish Me Luck' (©1972)


  • 'The Alemanni [a Germanic tribe] invaded Gaul A.D. 253. A young warrior inquiring of his mother how glory was to be gained, "There are only two ways," she replied, "one by creating grandeur, the other by destroying it." The latter possessed the higher attraction, and leading a large army across the Rhine, A.D. 259, he utterly destroyed more than sixty Gallic cities, of which not one stone was left upon the other.'
    -Menzel's Germany, Volume I, page 125, ©MDCCCXCIX


  • 'it's not the large things that
    send a man to the madhouse. death he's ready for, or
    murder, incest, robbery, fire, flood...
    no, it's the continuing series of small tragedies
    that send a man to the
    madhouse...
    not the death of his love
    but a shoelace that snaps
    with no time left...'
    -Charles Bukowski, from the poem 'the shoelace' in the book 'Mockingbird Wish Me Luck' (©1972)


    [August Kubizek]

  • '...he was [Adolf Hitler] strengthened in his belief that on this Earth genius almost always goes hand in hand with poverty.'
    -August Kubizek, 'The Young Hitler I Knew' (pg.42). Words prophetic of the greatest genius of our times. It's not surprising that Adolf Hitler would die nearly penniless some decades later. He never allowed himself to be paid as leader of Greater Germany, feeling that it was an honor, and one shouldn't be paid for such. Even as the most powerful man in Europe, or the world for that matter, he lived frugally. Although the book sales of Mein Kampf were substantial, he gave most of it to the Nazi party and Germany.


  • 'Danzig was in a state of total confusion- cross-firing going on across the crowded streets by unknown marksmen. It was not long afterwards, the Russians came knocking, and the Free-State of Danzig was neither German or Polish- or free, any longer.

    Danzig... continued being cursed with even more blood spilled in this small, once beautiful and peaceful region, as if the war never ended. Nine-million German children, women, men, elderly and ill, all perished by brutal systematic slayings by the Russians.

    "If you have not killed a German today you have wasted the day" was one of Stalin's favorite hate propaganda slogans which blared over loud-speakers, radios and on flyer's every where.

    There was a very deliberate and controlled news black-out in 1945-1948 which the entire free world willing played a part in, all the while, the Nuremburg Trials made daily headlines (this 9-million does not include the 5-million German men Roosevelt agreed to give Stalin as slave-labor at the Potsdam Agreement.)'
    -From the book 'The Other Holocaust- All 20-million-non-commercial-worth-victims. No film, no popcorn, no justice' by G. Avery


  • 'It is easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.'
    -Mark Twain


  • 'In my mind’s eye I kept seeing – in Germany and Britain alike – an endless line of children’s coffins with weeping mothers behind them; and then again, the coffins of mothers, with their children clustered behind them...'
    -Rudolf Hess in captivity, explaining to the Lord Chancellor on June 9, 1941 the reasons for his mission.


  • 'I know that I’m going to hang. But let me tell you something. Fifty or sixty years from now they will erect statues of me in Germany. Little statues, maybe, but one in every German home.'
    -Hermann Göring


    [August Kubizek]

  • '...I have drawn the portrait of the young Hitler as well as I can from memory. But for the question, then unknown and unexpressed which hung above our friendship, I have not to this day found any answer: "What did God want from this person?"
    -August Kubizek, 'The Young Hitler I Knew' (pg.43).


  • 'I lived in the barracks of the Second Infantry Regiment, in a tiny room which still showed very clearly the traces of the Revolution. During the day I was out, mostly, with Rifle Regiment 4, or at meetings or lectures with some other army unit, etc. Only at night I slept in my quarters. As I used to wake up in the morning before five o' clock, I had gotten into the habit of throwing pieces of bread or hard crusts to the little mice which spent their time in the small room, and then to watch these droll little animals romp and scuffle for these few delicacies. I had already known so much misery in my lifetime that I was able to imagine only too well the hunger, and therefore also the pleasure, of the little things.'
    -Adolf Hitler, 'Mein Kampf'


  • 'I don't know what will happen to me, but I'll make this prophecy. Time will prove me right. Within ten years Britain will agree with everything I've said against Communism. It will then be the world's biggest enemy!'
    -Rudolf Hess, prophetically spoken on the 10th of October, 1945, to British Dr Ellis Jones, while being flown over the ruins of Nuremberg, the city of many of his political victories. He was seeing the ruins of his homeland for the first time since his historic and tragic flight to Scotland in May of 1941.


  • 'The Nuremberg Trial was a landmark in history. It was man's first attempt to outlaw war on a global scale. Its legality was obscure and its morality confused. It was the pot calling the kettle black. The Allies too had been guilty of war crimes. The victors who sat in judgement upon the vanquished had relentlessly bombed undefended Dresden until the ensuing fire-storm had consumed the city, annihilating more men, women and children than did the equally uncivilised atom bombs dropped upon Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Russians, who had long used concentration camps and slave labour, had mercilessly massacred the inhabitants of many of the villages they had overrun.'
    -J. Bernard Hutton, in his book 'Hess', 1970


  • '...the government of the United States of America is not in any sense founded on the Christian religion.'
    -America's first president, George Washington


    [Lays of Ancient Rome, 1881 edition]


  • '...Then out spake brave Horatius,
    The Captain of the Gate:
    "To every man upon this earth
    Death cometh soon or late.
    And how can man die better
    Than facing fearful odds,
    For the ashes of his fathers,
    And the temples of his Gods."
    -Lays of Ancient Rome, by Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1842


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