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Quote Left ...That we must never forgive would seem to follow from the same stern logic. For if we forgive, it will be a sign to those in the future that they can act without fear of punishment, and that the world has a moral escape valve labeled 'forgiveness' that permits evil not only to survive but to thrive...Forgiveness becomes a 'weak' virtue, one that Christians seem particularly prone to champion, and one that always carries the possibility of condoning, rather than constricting, the spread of evil. Quote Right
Quote Left Even in the scorched and frozen world of the dead after the holocaust The wheel as it turns goes on accreting ornaments. Quote Right
Quote Left We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances - to choose one's own way. Quote Right
Quote Left There were many ways of not burdening one's conscience, of shunning responsibility, looking away, keeping mum. When the unspeakable truth of the Holocaust then became known at the end of the war, all too many of us claimed that they had not known anything about it or even suspected anything. Quote Right
Quote Left It is a strange world � It is possible to discuss everything but the Holocaust. Quote Right
Quote Left The struggle to reveal and deal with the full truth surrounding the handling of Holocaust-era assets is wrenching, but also cathartic, ... Only by knowing and being honest about the past, can we gain peace in the present and confidence in the future. Quote Right
Quote Left It is a surprisingly close progression from hunting animals to hunting and torturing people.. catching and lynching blacks or smoking out Jews during the Holocaust. Quote Right
Quote Left We covered 'Hey, Jude.' My father panicked, misunderstanding the lyrics and thinking our lead singer was belting out 'Hey, Jew' to a roomful of Holocaust survivors. Quote Right
Quote Left The Holocaust never quite leaves Israeli Jews alone. Arabs use it against them and they use it against Arabs. Jews use it against other Jews. Even the president of the United States, it seems, can use it against the prime minister of Israel. Quote Right
Quote Left This is a humbling and deeply disturbing subject for anyone who approaches it, yet we have to learn the history of the Holocaust, to know it as best we can. Remembering the Holocaust and understanding how it came about is part of making sure it never happens again. Quote Right
Quote Left What I am condemning is that one power, with a president who has no foresight, who cannot think properly, is now wanting to plunge the world into a holocaust. Quote Right
Quote Left In the mid-1980s, world Jewry still has the need to recall its holocaust even by trying to prevent the election of the former U.N. Secretary General Kurt Waldheim as president of Austria. Quote Right
Quote Left The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history. I mean in this century's history. But we all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century. Politics Quote Right
Quote Left It is a strange world It is possible to discuss everything but the Holocaust. Quote Right
Quote Left The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history. I mean in this century's history. But we all lived in this century. I didn't live in this century. Quote Right
Quote Left I have a ton of Holocaust stuff, and some of it is really hard core. Quote Right
Quote Left For your benefit, learn from our tragedy. It is not a written law that the next victims must be Jews. Quote Right
Quote Left All the darkness in the world could not put out the light of one small candle. Quote Right
Quote Left These words are dedicated to those who survived because life is a wilderness and they were savage... Quote Right