First they came for the communists …

Just because we need to remember, we all have a responsibility and that a behaviour not challenged is accepted.

First they came for the communists,
and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a communist.

Then they came for the socialists,
and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a socialist.

Then they came for the trade unionists,
and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a trade unionist.

Then they came for me,
and there was no one left to speak for me.

Martin Niemöller

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One Response to First they came for the communists …

  1. Inger :-) Queen of Quotes says:

    Talk about powerful words by Niemoeller ….need to remember to speak up! Thank you-Ing

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