Ernst Hanfstaengl quotes

  • If it is not the fashion now, it will be later because I wear it.
    -- Ernst Hanfstaengl

    #Fashion

  • Democracy has no convictions for which people would be willing to stake their lives.
    -- Ernst Hanfstaengl

    #Military #People #Democracy

  • The Jews who already have been ousted were put out because they were morally and politically unfit to safeguard German interests.
    -- Ernst Hanfstaengl

    #Interest #Jew

  • In the last 14 years Jewry has achieved positions of influence which it has grossly misused morally, financially and politically in an unheard-of manner, with the result that the German people crumbled morally, financially, and politically.
    -- Ernst Hanfstaengl

    #Years #People #Lasts

  • Anti-Semitism is not based on strictly religious grounds and is not directed against the Jewish faith as such. However, all German Christians resent and denounce the fact that the Jews have been the chief advocates of atheism. They have influenced the workers' children through the Communist youth organizations, of which they are the leading spirit...
    -- Ernst Hanfstaengl

    #Christian #Religious #Children

  • Most of the people near Hitler were mental breast-stroke swimmers.
    -- Ernst Hanfstaengl

    #People #Swimmer #Breasts

  • Schopenhauer had been Hitler's philosophical god in the early days. In power it was Nietzsche.
    -- Ernst Hanfstaengl

    #Philosophical

  • Hitler's historical hero had always been Frederick the Great. [Later], under Goebbels' prompting ... Napoleon emerged ... as his model. .... Frederick the Great was a man who knew when to stop [and] Napoleon did not.
    -- Ernst Hanfstaengl

    #Hero #Men #Historical

  • Hitler's mind was a deep-running river. You could never tell when something it had absorbed would bob to the surface again.
    -- Ernst Hanfstaengl

    #Running #Rivers #Mind

  • Hitler wanted to hear all about the American skyscrapers ... but failed utterly to draw logical conclusions from the information. .... He was passionately interested in the Ku Klux Klan. ... He seemed to think it was a political movement similar to his own.
    -- Ernst Hanfstaengl

    #Thinking #Ku Klux Klan #Political

  • With Hitler it was all floating, without roots, intangible and mediumistic.
    -- Ernst Hanfstaengl

    #Roots #Floating #Intangible

  • It is probably not true to say that there was a physical homosexual relationship between [Rudolf Hess and Hitler] but the attraction was there.
    -- Ernst Hanfstaengl

    #Homosexual #Attraction