Achille Starace Quotes (2 quotes)
“Very often I receive raccomandazioni for young Fascists or officers or, even worse, persons who do not belong to the organization, with requests that I do something for them in competitive examinations.”
Quoted in Mussolini's Italy; Twenty Years of the Fascist Era - Page 271 - by Max Gallo - Fascism - 1973
“It is absurd to believe in the possibility of perpetual peace...Fascist education must be education for battle. Fascism believes in sanctity and heroism.”
Quoted in Believe, Obey, Fight - Page 98 - by Tracy H. Koon - Political Science – 1985
“He was born to be a senator. He never said anything important, and he always said it sonorously.”
Elmer Gantry (1927)
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
―Franklin D. Roosevelt
Second Inaugural Address (20 January 1937)
As quoted in The New York Times (28 October 1973)
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Born: August 18, 1889
Died: April 29, 1945 (aged 55)
Bio: Achille Starace was a prominent leader of Fascist Italy prior to and during World War II.