(Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), British actor, screenwriter, director. The Barber (Charles Chaplin), The Great Dictator, from the Barber's speech after he is mistaken for Tomanian dictator Adenoid Hynkel (1940).
This famous closing speech was later used against Chaplin by those (in Hollywood and Washington, D.C.) who felt he was a Communist agitator.)
In the struggle between yourself and the world second the world.
(Franz Kafka (1883-1924), Prague German Jewish author, novelist. The Third Notebook, December 8, 1917. The Blue Octavo Notebooks, ed. Max Brod, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins. Exact Change, Cambridge, MA (1991). Dearest Father: Stories and Other Writings, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins, New York, Schocken Books (1954).)
The history of the world is the world's court of justice.
(Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805), German dramatist, poet, historian. Inaugural lecture, May 26, 1789, as Professor of History at the University of Jena, Weimar, Germany.
See also Hegel's comment under "history," rendering a similar idea.)