„For, he reasons pointedly
That which must not, can not be.“

Weil, so schließt er messerscharf
Nicht sein kann, was nicht sein darf.
„Die unmögliche Tatsache” “The Impossible Fact” (1910)

Oryginał

Weil, so schließt er messerscharf, // nicht sein kann, was nicht sein darf.

Die unmögliche Tatsache. In: Palmström. Alle Galgenlieder. Diogenes 1981, S. 164
Wariant: Weil, so schließt er messerscharf
Nicht sein kann, was nicht sein darf.

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—  Papa Francesco 266th Pope of the Catholic Church 1936

2010s, 2013
Kontekst: The Lord created us in His image and likeness, and we are the image of the Lord, and He does good and all of us have this commandment at heart: do good and do not do evil. All of us. "But, Father, this is not Catholic! He cannot do good." Yes, he can. He must. Not can: must! Because he has this commandment within him. Instead, this "closing off" that imagines that those outside, everyone, cannot do good is a wall that leads to war and also to what some people throughout history have conceived of: killing in the name of God. That we can kill in the name of God. And that, simply, is blasphemy. To say that you can kill in the name of God is blasphemy.

As quoted in "Pope at Mass: Culture of encounter is the foundation of peace" at Vatican Radio (22 May 2013) http://en.radiovaticana.va/news/2013/05/22/pope_at_mass:_culture_of_encounter_is_the_foundation_of_peace/en1-694445

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p. 93.
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