„The idea of freedom can never be disassociated from real Prussia. The real Prussian spirit means a synthesis between restraint and freedom, between voluntary subordination and conscientious leadership, between pride in oneself and consideration for others, between rigor and compassion. Unless a balance is kept between these qualities, the Prussian spirit is in danger of degenerating into soulless routine and narrow-minded dogmatism.“

1943, at his sons' confirmation at Potsdam Garrison Church. Michael Balfour, <i>Withstanding Hitler</i>, 1988, p. 130.

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Henning von Tresckow1
général allemand 1901 - 1944

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