Rev. Martin Niemoller in 1945 – “First they came for the Communists, and I didn’t speak up”

December 27, 2011


 

“First they came for the Communists, and I didn’t speak up, because I wasn’t a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn’t speak up, because I wasn’t a Jew. Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn’t speak up, because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, and by that time there was no one left to speak up for me.” – Rev. Martin Niemoller in 1945

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