Quotation by Martin Bormann

My darling girl, Unfortunately this earth is not ... a fairy- land, but a struggle for life, perfectly natural and therefore extremely harsh. All the same, or precisely for this reason, it is happiness and comfort for us men to have a precious sweetheart—and I have the most precious, the dearest and best of all!
Martin Bormann (1900–1945), German Nazi leader. Letter, July 19, 1944, to his wife Gerda. The Bormann Letters, ed. Hugh Trevor-Roper (1954).
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