Update: The app is no longer available as of January 22.
A free application providing users with vile quotes attributed to Hitler has been installed by over 10,000 users in the last 30 days through Google Play, the app store for Android products.
The Arabic-language app, “Hitler’s Sayings,” allows users to read and share what it describes as Hitler’s “beautiful sayings that we could benefit from in our lives” via social media networks.
A description of the app says, “Hitler combines the charisma of the skillful physician and the grand juggler…Read in this application all of Hitler’s sayings and share them with your friends.”
Among the quotes made available to users are:
- “Jews are like the mosquitos that suck our blood.”
- “I discovered that the Jews are behind every immorality or crime against society.”
- “I could have killed all the Jews in the world, but I spared some of them so you know why I killed the rest.”
- “Oh Germans defend yourselves and never buy anything from the Jews.”
Other quotes attributed to Hitler include, “The needs of society supersede the needs of the individual” and “I will not have mercy over the weak until they become strong, and when they become strong they will not deserve mercy.”
Hitler continues to be a point of fascination and exploitation by those who seek to promote his messages as inspiration to audiences around the world.