Hitler Quotes

Ian Kershaw
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"Speculation though it must remain, it takes little to imagine that his later patronizing contempt for the submissiveness of women, the thirst for dominance (and imagery of the Leader as a stern, authoritarian father-figure), the inability to form deep personal relationship, the corresponding cold brutality towards humankind, and - not least - the capacity for hatred so profound that it must have reflected an immeasurable undercurrent of self-hatred concealed in the extreme narcissism that was its counterpoint must surely have had roots in the subliminal influences of the young Adolf's family circumstances" (Fantasy and Failure, pg. 13.)

"'Altogether, in these early days in Vienna,' commented Kubizek, 'I had the impression that Adolf had become unbalanced.' The tirades of hate directed at everything and everybody were those of an outsized ego desperately wanting acceptance and unable to come to terms with his personal insignificance, with faily and mediocrity...

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