Great Throughts Treasury

This site is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Alan William Smolowe who gave birth to the creation of this database.

Rolf Hochhuth

German Playwright, Editor and Author best known for his drama "The Deputy" which included his insinuation of Pope Pius XII's sympathies for Hitler's extermination of the Jews

"Men may be linked by friendship. Nations are linked only by interests."

"Nationality was the most pernicious, depersonalizing, homogenizing label that could ever be attached to the human individual. "

"Tell my mother I stopped feeling frightened once I told myself they couldn't inflict half as much pain on me as she suffered when she gave birth to me. "

"The man who says what he thinks is finished, and the man who thinks what he says is an idiot."

"Only the foolish learn from experience - the wise learn from the experience of others."