The Monday Morning Quote #314

First they came…

First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.

Martin Niemöller

220px-Martin_Niemöller_(1952)

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  1. […] am reminded of Martin Niemöller’s words which start, “First they came […]

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