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All sensible Army people turned gas warfare down as
by Albert Speer

All sensible Army people turned gas warfare down as
being utterly insane since,
in view of your superiority in the air,
it would not be long before it would bring the most
terrible catastrophe upon German cities,
which were completely unprotected.
- Albert Speer

I would rather not tell you here things which every German has at heart.
- Albert Speer

In all my activities as Armament Minister I never once visited a labor camp,
and cannot, therefore, give any information about them.
- Albert Speer

I grow dizzy when I recall that the number of manufactured
tanks seems to have been more important to me than
the vanished victims of racism.
- Albert Speer

 

No doubt concentration camps were a means,
a menace used to keep order.
- Albert Speer

It is certain that concentration camps had a bad reputation with us.
- Albert Speer

I was not a member of the SS.
- Albert Speer

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All I know is that these two gases both had a quite extraordinary effect,
and that there was no respirator, and no protection
against them that we knew of.
So the soldiers would have been unable to protect themselves
against this gas in any way.
- Albert Speer

Cases of sickness made up a very small percentage which
in my opinion was normal.
However, propaganda pamphlets dropped from aircraft
were telling the workers to feign illness,
and detailed instructions were given to them on how to do it.
- Albert Speer

Temporarily in 1934 I became a department head in the
German Labor Front and dealt with the improvement of
labor conditions in German factories.
Then I was in charge of public works on the staff of Hess.
I gave up both these activities in 1941.
- Albert Speer

A widespread belief is more often likely
to be foolish than sensible.
- Bertrand Russell

No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not
sing when they are feeling sensible.
- W. H. Auden

Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.
- Francis Bacon

Architecture is not an inspirational business,
it's a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things;
that's all.
- Harry Seidler

Unless they share our opinions,
we seldom find people sensible.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

I think it's a sensible thing not to read your fan mail -
not to take it too seriously.
- Robin Trower

To write what is worth publishing, to find honest people to publish it,
and get sensible people to read it, are the three great
difficulties in being an author.
- Charles Caleb Colton

If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear.
Sensible people will wait till he has done this before
paying much attention to him.
- Samuel Butler

'God' - as revealed in his book of edicts and narratives is practically an idiot.
He has nothing to say that any sensible person should want to listen to.
- Johann Most

To have faith in Divine protection is good,
but even beter if backed by the pratical assistance
heaven has a right to expect from sensible mortals.
- Ellis Peters

The media only wants to get the view of the flaming
radicals because they make better copy than those of
us who are more sensible.
I'm a feminist and I think I've done a lot of good.
- Betty Dodson

That strategy of buy and hold, which is the sound and
sensible one for the individual,
can have very dangerous and perverse effects for the market as a whole.
- Ron Chernow

Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite.
Like truth and justice it lives within us;
like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
- George Bancroft

Life isn't like a book.
Life isn't logical or sensible or orderly.
Life is a mess most of the time.
And theology must be lived in the midst of that mess.
- Charles Caleb Colton

I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society,
be it country or town.
A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
- Emily Bronte

So a more sensible thing it seemed to me was to go
to Silicon Valley and be pushing on the technology
companies to accelerate the use of audio and music in computers.
- Thomas Dolby

Throughout the whole vegetable, sensible,
and rational world, whatever makes progress towards maturity,
as soon as it has passed that point,
begins to verge towards decay.
- Robert Blair

I live like a Hottentot.
I cannot exchange one sensible word with anyone.
- Gustav Mahler

I have read descriptions of Paradise that would make
any sensible person stop wanting to go there.
- Charles de Secondat

It takes a lot of energy and a lot of neurosis to write a novel.
If you were really sensible, you'd do something else.
- Lawrence Durrell

The people sensible enough to give good advice are
usually sensible enough to give none.
- Eden Phillpotts

In order to act, you must be somewhat insane.
A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
- Georges Clemenceau

We have sensible fans and sensible policies.
- David Gill

Art is the human disposition of sensible or intelligible
matter for an esthetic end.
- Milan Kundera

Whatever it is that the government does,
sensible Americans would prefer that the government
does it to somebody else.
This is the idea behind foreign policy.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Every man, when he comes to be sensible of his natural rights,
and to feel his own importance, will consider himself
as fully equal to any other person whatever.
- Joseph Priestley

Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a
man who has been used to sensible women.
They are two distinct orders of being.
- Jane Austen

It seemed sensible to move to a market town where I could walk everywhere.
- Mary Wesley

Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.
The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman
in the working out of our civilization were assigned
long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.
- Grover Cleveland

To do exactly as your neighbors do is the only sensible rule.
- Emily Post

The first thing we become convinced of is that man
is organized so as to be far more sensible of pain than of pleasure.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

No sensible decision can be made any longer without
taking into account not only the world as it is,
but the world as it will be.
- Isaac Asimov

One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten,
and to leave off fighting at once.
- Samuel Butler

There cannot live a more unhappy creature than an ill-natured old man,
who is neither capable of receiving pleasures,
nor sensible of conferring them on others.
- William Temple

Any sensible family has a budget that lays out how
much will be spent for household and other purposes.
Without such planning, things would quickly go awry.
- Walter Ulbricht

It seems to me that any sensible person must see that
violence does not change the world and if it does,
then only temporarily.
- Martin Scorsese

The opposition is indispensable.
A good statesman, like any other sensible human being,
always learns more from his opposition than from his fervent supporters.
- Walter Lippmann

When you end a successful sitcom, the most sensible
thing to do is go back to the theater.
- John Lithgow

Those thoughts are truth which guide us to beneficial
interaction with sensible particulars as they occur,
whether they copy these in advance or not.
- William James

The only sensible ends of literature are,
first, the pleasurable toil of writing;
second,
the gratification of one's family and friends;
and lastly,
the solid cash.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

A sensible woman should be guided by her head when taking a husband,
and by her heart when taking a lover.
- Ninon de Lenclos

Handcuffing the ability of states and localities to
develop clean fuels in the cheapest possible way,
using local resources, is not sound or sensible policy.
- Jan Schakowsky

Intellect distinguishes between the possible and the impossible;
reason distinguishes between the sensible and the senseless.
Even the possible can be senseless.
- Max Born

Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian.
- H. L. Mencken

I must be more sensible and realize that at my age,
illusions are hardly permitted and they will always destroy me.
- Paul Cezanne

It is sensible to have a safeguard against unemployment.
- Glynis Johns

There are three difficulties in authorship:
to write anything worth publishing,
to find honest men to publish it, and to find sensible men to read it.
- Charles Caleb Colton

My family pleaded with me to forget literature and do something sensible,
such as find some sort of useful work.
- Lloyd Alexander

I'm a really good hacker, but I'm not a sensible person.
- Richard D. James

False happiness renders men stern and proud,
and that happiness is never communicated.
True happiness renders them kind and sensible,
and that happiness is always shared.
- Charles de Montesquieu

The German Doctors say that persons sensible of harmony
have one sense more than others.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

When our Lord says, we must be converted and become as little children,
I suppose he means also, that we must be sensible of our weakness,
comparatively speaking, as a little child.
- George Whitefield

When a man asks himself what is meant by action he
proves that he isn't a man of action.
Action is a lack of balance.
In order to act you must be somewhat insane.
A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
- James A. Baldwin

Dieting on New Year's Day isn't a good idea as you
can't eat rationally but really need to be free to
consume whatever is necessary,
moment by moment, in order to ease your hangover.
I think it would be much more sensible if resolutions
began generally on January the second.
- Helen Fielding

What we're going to do is redouble our efforts on financial regulatory reform,
because that has in it sensible things like say on pay,
so at least the shareholders are minding the store,
sensible things like saying, for heaven's sakes,
compensation should be focused on - on long term,
so that you don't have rewards for short-term risk-taking.
- Christina Romer

As long as she is talented enough and passionate about
doing it herself then I will be happy and support her.
I think I will be sensible - my parents said I could
only do it if I got my education and so I had something to fall back on.
- Anna Friel

Animals when in company walk in a proper and sensible manner,
in single file, instead of sprawling all across the
road and being of no use or support to each other in
case of sudden trouble or danger.
- Kenneth Grahame

It is change, continuing change, inevitable change,
that is the dominant factor in society today.
No sensible decision can be made any longer without
taking into account not only the world as it is,
but the world as it will be.
- Isaac Asimov

No man ever got very high by pulling other people down.
The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors.
The sensible worker does not work those who work with him.
Don't knock your friends.
Don't knock your enemies.
Don't knock yourself.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

We decided to play the NEC because we were asked to,
and because we actually rather like the place:
we've always enjoyed doing it before.
We don't often get sensible offers to play in the UK,
so most years we just play on the mainland,
with the occasional exotic detour.
- Andrew Eldritch

It has been suggested at various times that I should
start an operation in the United Kingdom but -
bearing in mind my age and medical history -
I think this would be not a very sensible way to go forward.
- Martin Fleischmann


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