By Adolf Hitler
How can I study from below, that which is above?
Distorted history boasts of bellicose glory… and seduces the souls of boys to seek mystical bliss in bloodshed and in battles.
There is no study that is not capable of delighting us, after a little application to it.
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
It’s a little embarrassing that after 45 years of research & study, the best advice I can give people is to be a little kinder to each other.
The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.
The proper study of mankind is books.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.
De Sade is the one completely consistent and thoroughgoing revolutionary of history.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech.
You cannot force ideas. Successful ideas are the result of slow growth. Ideas do not reach perfection in a day, no matter how much study is put upon them.
The man of genius in tune with nature will bend history to his will.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes.
Winning without problem is just victory, but winning with lots of trouble create History.
Men with mustache are more likely to make history.
We have not invaded anyone. We have not conquered anyone. We have not grabbed their land, their culture, their history and tried to enforce our way of life on them.
Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want; not the alleviation but the silencing of misery.