Joseph Goebbels Quotes

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Joseph Goebbels Quotes

O this world is beautiful because of you! To love somebody means that were closer to God.
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Man only honors what he conquers or defends.

— Joseph Goebbels

If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.

— Joseph Goebbels

Propaganda must facilitate the displacement of aggression by specifying the targets for hatred.

— Joseph Goebbels

It is the absolute right of the State to supervise the formation of public opinion.

— Joseph Goebbels

Everything is what you make of it, even yourself.

— Joseph Goebbels

There is no need for propaganda to be rich in intellectual content.

— Joseph Goebbels

The people's community must not be a mere phrase, but a revolutionary achievement following from the radical carrying out of the basic life needs of the working class. A ruthless battle against corruption! A war against exploitation, freedom for the workers! The elimination of all economic-capitalist influences on national policy ... Maintaining a rotten economic system has nothing to do with nationalism, which is an affirmation of the Fatherland. I can love Germany and hate capitalism. Not only can I, I must.

— Joseph Goebbels

We enter parliament in order to supply ourselves, in the arsenal of democracy, with its own weapons. If democracy is so stupid as to give us free tickets and salaries for this bear's work, that is its affair. We do not come as friends, nor even as neutrals. We come as enemies. As the wolf bursts into the flock, so we come.

— Joseph Goebbels

A media system wants ostensible diversity that conceals an actual uniformity

— Joseph Goebbels

If we are attacked we can only defend ourselves with guns not with butter.

— Joseph Goebbels

The war we are fighting until victory or the bitter end is in its deepest sense a war between Christ and Marx. Christ: the principle of love. Marx: the principle of hate.

— Joseph Goebbels

Do you want total war? If necessary, do you want a war more total and radical than anything that we can even imagine today?

— Joseph Goebbels

He who cannot hate the devil cannot love God.

— Joseph Goebbels

I'm looking for the teacher who is simple enough to be great, and great enough to be simple.

— Joseph Goebbels

I would like to be a parson on this island. Explain the Sermon on the Mount to ordinary people and let the world be the world.

— Joseph Goebbels

The night folds her trembling hands over a weary world. Out of a pale blue rises the shining moon. My thoughts are flying to the stars like lonely swans.

— Joseph Goebbels

To be modern only means to fill new forms with eternal truths.

— Joseph Goebbels

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