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...New Year's greetings and it was signed: "In everlasting thankfulness, Adolf Hitler." Bloch 70
...I often told him not to dawdle around with his cards so much, to daub on anything." Hanisch 240-241
...we earned forty kronen on a big order [eight paintings] and we divided it equally." Hanisch 241
...who more than any other became [his] political mentor, though the two never met." Shirer 44
...of private firms, he converted in Vienna into public service." Hitler, Secret Conversations 161-2
...followed him to the cemetery. The procession lasted a whole day." Ibid 162
...who had been forced to fight hard for his position as mayor." Hanisch 241
Konrad Heiden, for example, considered Lueger a "despot." Heiden 63
... Lueger as "the greatest German mayor of all times" Mein Kampf, Reynal & Hitchcock 72, Manheim 55
...a greater "statesman" than any other politician who lived at that time. Mein Kampf, Reynal & Hitchcock 88
...handed out the party's literature on street corners for a while. Heiden 63
...with amazing clarity the strengths and weaknesses of contemporary political movements." Shirer 42
...Hitler retorted that he was "not a coolie." Hanisch 241
...men of the future would nourish themselves more and more with substitutes." Hanisch 271
...from the oriental civilizations during the crusades," especially in the field of art. Ibid
...(old German) civilization when compared to the Greek and the Roman. Schramm 22, 62
..."he could describe the scenes, very well, and what the music meant." Hanisch 271
...to be a successful salesman, all one needed was "a talent for oratory." Hanisch 241
...pail of milk in his haste. Hanisch 297
...man can never improve a bad woman, but a [decent] woman can improve a man." Hanisch 297
...an argument ensued in the street and Loffner summoned the police. Hanisch 299
...in the lodging-house in Meidling. Adolf Hitler  See Heiden 70-71, Jetzinger 136, Payne 87-8
...he "often found Jews who listened to his political debates." Hanisch 271
...and argued that it was sad Germany did not "recognize his merit." Hanisch 272
...friends during this period was a Jew named Josef Neumann. Hanisch 141, 272; Smith 137-8, fn 138
...since our whole civilization was based on the Ten Commandments." Hanisch 272
..."The Ten Commandments are moral values which are undeniably praiseworthy." Picker 74.
...Jews, especially since they were "willing to take chances" by buying his art. Hanisch 272
...involving fraud, exacting excessive interest and illegal bankruptcy procedures. Jenks 121-122
...also pointed out that "most capital is in the hands of Christians." Hanisch 272
...He railed against stock companies, large industries, greedy people   Hanisch 297
...and all their "unearned wealth." Kubizek 160
...admiration" of representative government and took it for granted. Mein Kampf, Reynal & Hitchcock 96
Hitler still saw royalty as the rightful heirs Hanisch 272, 297
...on the part of some people represented a great danger for the state." Hanisch 297
...looking out into the hall with obvious boredom. Mein Kampf, Manheim 77, Murphy 53, Reynal & H 97
...that "these hard-working men are of no importance whatsoever." Kubizek 242
...so alluring though the "ridiculous institution" Mein Kampf, Reynal & Hitchcock 99
...devastating consequences, yet nobody bears the responsibility for it." Mein Kampf,  Murphy 54
...none of the present systems of government seemed able to deal with it. Ashworth 139
...metal industry almost doubled, and employment in chemicals increased by 60%. Stearns 198
...the higher professions was double or triple the number of sons of peasants. Ibid
...liberal goals inappropriate and was groping toward new values. Stearns 196
...we have ever since, been far from repudiating it. Communist Manifesto, Gateway Edition 6-7
...animals, temperance fanatics, hole and corner reformers of every imaginable kind," Ibid 7O
...later drove them finally into the camp of Social Democracy." Mein Kampf, Reynal & Hitchcock 59
...they did not drag through the depths of the mud. See Mein Kampf, Manheim 40, Reynal & H 53, Murphy 32
He saw the Social Democrats as "the deadliest enemy of our nationality," Reynal & Hitchcock 59
...which, "spurred me on to a greater love for my country than ever before." Ibid 55
..."any advantages for themselves." (The italics are Hitler's). Ibid 59
...Hitler asked: "Why are five hundred elected ... ?" See Mein Kampf Reynal & H 113-115, Manheim 88-90
...comparable legislation would not be introduced for another fifty years. Hanser 69
...than a great man to be 'discovered' by an election." See Mein Kampf Reynal & H 113, Manheim 88
At this time, Hitler considered the nobility as a group "superior"    Hanisch 297
...and saw them as "a sort of noble race that would forever remain preeminent." Ibid 272
...he pledges all he has in the world and even his life." Mein Kampf, Murphy 60-61
...we gradually realized that a monarchy had outlived its times." Hitler, Secret Conversations 572
...lead the German Volk, gave into the idea of a "free election"    Mein Kampf, Manheim 91
...since he knew it was his only way to power.)  See Mein Kampf, Manheim 344; Reynal & Hitchcock  478-9
...Hitler was the only one among us who had a clear vision of his future way." Toland 53
...the money for the purpose of pursuing his career as an artist. Jetzinger 138
...full amount of the orphan's pension should be put to the use of his sister." Ibid
...Hitler had again acted "decently" and heard no complaints about Hitler's actions. Toland fn 51

**Other's believe he may have squandered it away or (most unlikely) took a trip to Munich.**
        See Hitler, Secret Conversations 415  regarding the "Munich trip" where Hitler states: "I well
        remember how difficult it was in 1912, in a town like Munich, to buy a book on the Navy or the colonies."
        However, since there is no absolute proof that Hitler ever visited Munich before 1913, this is probably
        another time when Hitler got the year wrong.

**...and it is there one finds the loveliest maids.**  Hitler, Secret Conversations 634. Note the line: "none but the
        brave deserve the fair" which is out of John Dryden's ode, Alexander's Feast.

Technically, however, much of his work was "quite professional"    Toland 52
He had "an undeniable eye for structure;"  Hanser 91
...most of his street scenes are often "technically excellent;"  Maser 40
...and many of his buildings were executed with "genuine dexterity." Cross 32

**...of his paintings and they were usually out of proportion or stood unnatural when he did.**  One of Hitler's "art critics" (Shirer) referred to one of the faces Hitler painted as "almost ghoulish," while another (Heiden) referred to his characters as "stuffed sacks outside of high, solemn palaces." (Considering some of the "art" that adorns the walls of some art galleries today, one might mistakenly interpret these statements as compliments.)

**...normally painted architectural structures and left people out.**  Charles Ryder, the protagonist in Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited, became an “architectural painter” because he felt that man’s highest achievement was his “building,” and men were merely “lodgers and short-term sub-lessees of small importance” in the long, useful life of their creations.

...face powder, footwear, shoe polish and ladies' underwear." Maser 47
...assignments producing elementary architectural designs. Fest 49; Maser fn 361
...being particularly well versed in the Old Testament. Maser 5
He had also read Dante's Divine Comedy   Kubizek 183
"With the indiscriminateness of the self-educated," Fest 32
..."extraordinarily efficient memory" which retained what he read. Schramm 126
... a vast general knowledge which was "nothing short of amazing." Schramm 74
Mythology can also "open a window to a people's soul"  Joseph Cambell PBS
...the realization that they were all fellow-members of a human community." Hitler, Secret Conversations 401
...he nursed body bruises, a swollen face and a large lump on the head. Toland 52
"You see, the man who wrote this is of exactly the same opinion." Kubizek 184
...to talk with him--"an honor seldom granted a resident." Toland 53-54
...a position "as a designer" for a large architectural firm,    Hitler, Secret Conversations 117-8

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