Adolf Hitler

dictator of Germany from 1933 to 1945

Adolf Hitler (April 20, 1889 – April 30, 1945) was a German politician who was the leader of the German Nazi party. He became Chancellor of Germany in 1933 and became dictator (complete ruler) of Germany in 1934. He called himself Führer (leader) of the German Empire. He ruled until 1945 when he killed himself.

Adolf Hitler, pictured in 1933

Sourced quotes

  • "We want the people to be peace-loving, but also to be courageous."[1]
Simple: Our people should love peace, but they should also be brave.
  • "If freedom is short of weapons, we must compensate with willpower."[2][3]
Simple: If we do not have enough weapons then we must make ourselves mentally stronger.
  • "It is not the State that orders us; but it is we who order the State!"[4][5]
Simple: The State does not tell us what to do. We tell the State what to do!
  • "Life does not forgive weakness."[6][7]
Simple: Weakness is always punished in life.


  1. Hitler speech (English subtitles)
  2. Think Exist
  3. Speech in Landsberg, November 5, 1925
  4. Triumph of the Will
  5. From the film Triumph of the Will (1935)
  6. The Political Testament of Adolf Hitler
  7. The Political Testament of Adolf Hitler (February 17, 1945)

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