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Originally posted by Cabin
To be honest, it does not matter who he was.
The point behind the words matters, not the person who said it.
Many most hated men in history have been true geniuses and excellent speakers. We may argue on the matter, but you can not get to the top without any mind and afterall, there is a slim line between a genius and a lunatic.
Most of their quotes are cruel, although some of them are simply brilliant and nothing evil, like the Mao
Lenin, who also was a mass murderer, once said : "Learn, learn, learn"
Is it bad to show kids such quote, simply because it was said by someone so terrible, even though it is a nice quote?edit on 25-3-2013 by Cabin because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Unity_99
Yes well, we don't want our children learning educational and inspirational quotes from dictators and mass murders. Period.