Quotation by Hendrik Verwoerd

Is not our role to stand for the one thing which means our own salvation here but with which it will also be possible to save the world, and with which Europe will be able to save itself, namely the preservation of the white man and his state?
Hendrik Verwoerd (1901–1966), South African nationalist politician, prime minister. Speech, 1964. quoted in Oxford History of South Africa, vol. 2, ch. 10, eds. M. Wilson and L. Thompson (1971).
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