Quotation by Martin Bormann

Everything I do is done within sight of the Führer, so that my faults or mistakes are never hidden from him. I do my very utmost to live and act in such a manner that the Führer should remain satisfied with me; I am hard-working; but whether I shall always be able to cope with the tasks entrusted to me in the future as well, is an open question.
Martin Bormann (1900–1945), German Nazi leader. Letter, July 6, 1943, to his wife, Gerda. The Bormann Letters, ed. Hugh Trevor-Roper (1954).
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