Quote 13 – Martin Niemöller – First they came……….

I thought this was appropriate.

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‘First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me’.

It makes you wonder who these people are who come ion the night in Nigeria, Sudan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Germany, Argentina, Chile, Yemen, Iran, Saudi Arabia……………..

What makes a man a fascist?

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2 thoughts on “Quote 13 – Martin Niemöller – First they came……….

  1. I do love this quote. Unfortunately Niemöller learned the hard way. He started out supporting the Nazi party and learned the hard way it was a bad thing. He was lucky he survived his time in prison.

    • I bet there were millions who learnt to regret their choices and I bet there will be millions who regret the choices they are making now. We have a habit of electing psychopaths and sociopaths. They are so plausible and black and white.

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