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The American credo “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again!” – an uplifting imperative that originally appeared, in German, above the entrance at Auschwitz; unless it was engraved, in Dante’s Italian, above the entrance of Hell…

FromĀ My Sister, My Love by Joyce Carol Oates


Demotivation, Nazi Style


1. You know that person who just throws inspi-garbage at you without considering the actual situation, or, worse, uses inspi-garbage in cruel, underhanded mockery? That person is awful.

2. Don’t knock WWII buffs. We’re the only thing standing between you and an entire line of “Work Will Set You Free!” coffee mugs.