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Martin Bormann
(1900-1945) born on
Jun 17
German political leader. He was a party leader in Nazi Germany and one of Adolf Hitler's closest lieutenants.
         
   
F
Education is a danger. . . . At best an eclucation which produces useful coolies for us is admissible. Every educated person is a future enemy.

R
The Führer is always quite cheerful, cheerful with all his heart, when he is having tea with his friends during the night, or when he is training his dogs!
A
I do my very utmost to live and act in such a manner that the Führer should remain satisfied with me . . . but whether I shall always be able to cope with the tasks entrusted to me in the future as well, is an open question.
N
Unfortunately this earth is not. . . a fairy-land, but a struggle for life, perfectly natural and therefore extremely harsh.
K
Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. . .
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Great Thoughts," by George Seldes, 1985.
R: Annotations to letter, 25 Dec. 1943, from his wife Gerda in "The Bormann Letters," ed. Hugh Trevor-Roper, 1954.
A: Letter, 6 July 1943, to his wife Gerda; in "The Bormann Letters," ed. by Hugh Trevor-Roper, 1954.
N: Letter, 19 July 1944, to his wife Gerda; in "The Bormann Letters," ed. by Hugh Trevor-Roper, 1954.
K: Memorandum, 17 Feb. 1944; in "The Bormann Letters," ed. Hugh Trevor-Roper, 1954.
   


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