Bekanntschaften weimar - Single party nordhausen
This is a true story of a girl from the Netherlands who went to a party of youth one night and ended up in a German Concentration Camp. I could only read it for a short while then read something more uplifting before I could pick it up again. Here are some of my favorite quotes that I took from the book: From the book - Too Stubborn to Die by Cato Jaramillo“The Holocaust survivor”tells the story, out of infinite pain, partly to honor the dead, but also to warn the living- to warn the living that it could happen again and that it must never happen again.Better that one heart be broken a thousand times in the retelling, if it means that a thousand other hearts need not be broken at all.” Robert Mc Afee Brown“Children are like empty vessels: you can fill them with good; you can fill them with evil; you can fill them with hate; and you can fill them with compassion.” Alfons Heck (former Hitler Youth Member)“”If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.” Carl Jung“The heaviest wheel rolls across our foreheads to bury itself deep somewhere inside our memories.” Mif, a child in a concentration camp - fate unknown“I have lots of courage, I always feel so strong and as if I can bear great deal, I feel so free and so young!
I'm I met Cato while sitting at the receptionist desk at a law firm back in 2002.
I had her lecture students while I was in grad school and saw the same looks of disbelief on the students' faces that I had on mine when Cato and I first met. Cato is the most stubborn person I have ever known. This woman shows amazing strength to survive her experiences growing up.
First she begins her life in an abusive home and then endures the horrible abuse inflicted upon her as the Nazis took over her town.
I learned the "Dutch" temper is a true cultural emotion. This is a true story of a girl from the Netherlands who went to a party of youth one night and ended up in a German Concentration Camp. I could only read it for a short while then read something more uplifting before I could pick it up again. Here are some of my favorite quotes that I took from the book: From the book - Too Stubborn to Die by Cato Jaramillo“The Holocaust survivor”tells the story, out This book was so sad, it turned my stomach.
I was glad when I first realized it, because I don’t think I shall easily bow down before the blows that inevitably come to everyone.” Anne Frank“The broad mass of the people, in the simplicity of their hearts, more easily fall victim to a big lie than to a small one.” Adolf Hitler“All propaganda has to be popular and has to adapt its spiritual level to the perception of the least intelligent of those towards whom it intends to direct itself.” Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf“There are worst things waiting for men than death.” A. Swinburne“Whether we wish it or not we are involved in the world’s problems, and all the winds of heaven blow through our land.” Walter Lippmann, A Preface to Politics“Fear was my father, Father Fear.