Holocaust Quotes (477 quotes)
It was an act of desperation. We aspired to only one thing: to sell our lives for the highest possible price. What have you allowed to be perpetrated against a defenseless people while you stood aside and let it bleed to death, without offering help or succour, without calling on the fiends to stop, in the language of retribution which alone they would understand. Why do you profane our pain and wrath with empty expressions of sympathy which ring like a mockery in the ears of millions of the damned in the torture house of Nazi Europe? Why have you not even supplied arms to our ghetto rebels, as you have done for the partisans and underground fighters of other nations?
It must take care to keep it pure. It must declare the child to be the most precious treasure of the people. It must see to it that only the healthy beget children. The state must act as the guardian of a millennial future in the face of which the wishes and the selfishness of the individual must appear as nothing. It must put the most modern medical means in the service of this knowledge. I shudder at their ruthlessness in meddling with life.
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