Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceQuotations · 1 decade ago

Quotes from the Holocaust?

to say how terrible the holocaust was.

3 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    The Holocaust was the most evil crime ever committed. Stephen Ambrose

    The Holocaust committed by the Nazis turned this country, where most of the European Jews used to live and where their culture used to flourish, into a massive grave. This is why initiatives to revive Jewish culture in Poland is so important. Marek Belka

    The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction. Tim Holden

    The holocaust against the unborn is the greatest sin they could ever do or even ever participate in. Norma McCorvey

    The unutterable violence of the Holocaust shook our confidence in the possibility of telling any story of faith at all. Timothy Radcliffe

    It is deeply shocking and incomprehensible to me that despite volumes of documentation and living witnesses who can attest to the horrors of the Holocaust, there are still those who would deny it.

    Mark Udall

    "When I came to power, I did not want the concentration camps to become old age pensioners homes, but instruments of terror." - Adolf Hitler

    "Our many Jewish friends and acquaintances are being taken away in droves. The Gestapo is treating them very roughly and transporting them in cattle cars to Westerbork, the big camp in Drenthe to which they're sending all the Jews....If it's that bad in Holland, what must it be like in those faraway and uncivilized places where the Germans are sending them? We assume that most of them are being murdered. The English radio says they're being gassed." - Anne Frank

    "First they came…" is a poem attributed to Pastor Martin Niemöller (1892–1984):

    "In Germany, they came first for the Communists, And I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a Communist;

    And then they came for the trade unionists, And I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a trade unionist;

    And then they came for the Jews, And I didn’t speak up because I wasn’t a Jew;

    And then . . . they came for me . . . And by that time there was no one left to speak up."

    There is lots more information here:

  • 6 years ago

    'if the holocaust proved anything, it is that a person can bot love poems and kill children' Elie wiesel survivor of the holocaust and nobel peace prize winner

  • 1 decade ago

    the oven will burn your body, but it can not burn your freedom

Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.