Baldur Benedikt von Schirach Quotes

Some of the defendants say that dictatorship can be good if there is a good dictator. But I say that a man cannot stay good if he becomes a dictator. Authoritarianism is a system that destroys man's morality. If you take a saint and give him power, he will change into a Hitler or a devil.

He served a 20 year sentence. Unlike many of the other Nazis, upon reflection of his experience, he came to realize the wisdom of Lord Acton’s observation about power. See {292904}.

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