Yes. Yes, it is.
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I see what you did there
- Phoebe Buffay (apparently)
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.
That’s awesome. Do you have the citation?
We do not say that a man who takes no interest in politics is a man who minds his own business; we say that he has no business here at all.
but I’m not sure if these are both taken from the same line.
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Cross-post of the day, in honor of Jacinda!
That’s a substantive repost, but it’s a good one, so I’ll compromise by letting it live out its retirement here in this thread.
Now hang on.
I recall hearing it was actually Hitler’s line (not those exact words but the gist), yet I don’t see it here. Does anyone have a reliable citation?
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I couldn’t find a clear attribution either. Apparently something similar was said by Hitler, but I have no idea when or where.
My guess is that it was an idea that was evolved between the two of them, and perhaps not spelled out in a single quote, but in fragments that were pieced together into something highfalutin’ by other writers.
I suppose it’s doubly hard to search for because the original - if there was one - would obviously have been in German.
Iirc it was supposedly in his book and in a totally different context from how it’s usually understood in the various versions attributed to Goebbels – he was accusing the Brits of doing it wrt WWI, or something. (I just never got around to reading the damn thing.)
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