Wonderfully shameless people of both sexes behave towards one another like wild animals, only the pubic area covered, everything else naked, all black
(…) their houses resemble the huts of the poor villagers in our country (…) this people does not yet make use of money.

But not satisfied with this kindness, man enters the bowels of his mother [earth], rummaging through her womb, injuring and damaging all internal parts. In the end, he tears the whole body to pieces and completely paralyses its powers.

Development cooperation means helping people to help themselves. It is value-oriented, but it is also interest-driven. I never made a secret of it. Development cooperation does not have to be harmful to German companies.

We need a strategy of happiness, not of sacrifice. The left must visibly, clearly embody this strategy of happiness (…). You have to get away from the Spartan, life-averse attitude. I am very poor but I feel very rich. It’s not about destruction, it’s about overcoming what currently exists.

At first I told everyone I was from Trinidad so I wouldn’t have to talk about Sri Lanka and the war. I didn’t want to say that I am a refugee.

May 8th has to be a public holiday! (…) The attacks in Halle, in Hanau (…) are very painful. We need to remember more, not less. Make different experiences visible. The colonial legacy of the German Reich, as well as the theming of police violence. Within the Black Lifes Matters movement, the post-migrant society, those affected demand not only visibility in the present, but also for the past.

Nothing the Great Mystery placed in the land of the Indian pleased the white man, and nothing escaped his transforming hand. Wherever forests have not been mowed down, wherever the animal is recessed in their quiet protection, wherever the earth is not bereft of four-footed life – that to him is an “unbroken wilderness”.

Witbooi to Leutwein: (…) The fact that I do not want to be subordinate to the German Emperor is not a sin, guilt or dishonour that justifies you imposing the death penalty on me. I beg you again, dear friend, (…) do not attack me and leave me in peace. Leutwein to Witbooi: The fact that you don’t want to submit to the German Reich is neither a sin nor a fault, but it is dangerous for the existence of the German protectorate. So (…) all further letters in which you do not offer me your submission are useless.

It’s eating itself up, so to speak. The problem with profits that are derived from the financial system is that you can only derive them by creating bubbles, and you can only create so many bubbles before they burst.

Cesare Borgia was considered cruel; notwithstanding, his cruelty reconciled the Romagna, unified it, and restored it to peace and loyalty (…) Upon this a question arises: whether it be better to be loved than feared or feared than loved? It may be answered that one should wish to be both, but, because it is difficult to unite them in one person, is much safer to be feared than loved, when, of the two, either must be dispensed with.

Long before they joined the “official” liberation struggle, African women were part of an ongoing history of resistance to colonialism. (…) opposition movements against colonialism. Not only did they actively participate in protests, but in many cases, they took on leadership roles in organising protests, strikes, demonstrations, work refusal campaigns, civil disobedience and other forms of resistance throughout the history of their countries.

A new confrontation with international Judaism is imminent. We should be prepared for it

And so they say we came to this earth to destroy the world. They say the winds ravage the houses and cut the trees and the fire scorches them. But we would devour everything, we would use up the earth, divert the rivers, we would never be quiet, would never rest, but always rush from here to there, looking for gold and silver, and then we would gamble with them, wage war, kill each other, rob each other, curse, never tell the truth, and we would have robbed them of their livelihood.

In hot countries, men mature more quickly in every respect but they do not attain the perfection of the temperate zones. Humanity achieves its greatest perfection with the white race. The yellow Indians have somewhat less talent. The Negroes are much inferior and some of the peoples of the Americas are well below them.

Germany is now to be regarded as a colonial power and is therefore in a position to propose a conference in Berlin. Our country will be heard at this important congress aimed at laying the foundations of future government for these vast territories.

So the Jew is a dead man to the living, a stranger to the natives, a vagabond for the natives, a beggar for the haves, an exploiter and millionaire for the poor, a patriot for the patriot, a competitor hated for all classes.

Queen Mary, ah where you gon’ go burn? Queen Mary, ah where you gon’ go burn? Don’ ask me nothin’ t’all. Just geh me de match an oil. Bassin Jailhouse, ah deh de money dey.

The [witch] is gone now (…) [but] her fears, and the forces she struggles against in her lifetime, live on. We can open our newspapers, and read the same charges against the idle poor (…). The expropriators move into the Third World, destroying cultures (…) plundering the resources of land and people (…) If we turn on the radio, we can hear the crackle of flames (…) But the struggle also lives on.

If the judge has to individualise everywhere else, i.e. first investigate and get to know the peculiarities of the subject to be treated and then determine the course to pursue, the initiate can generalise on the nature of XXX without any danger.

Always spinning sheets of silk/We shall never be better dressed/But always naked and poor/And always suffering hunger and thirst.

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