[Ads-l] Rosa Luxemburg Quote

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Wed Jun 3 15:42:39 UTC 2015

FWIW--maybe you have this or something earlier already-- "Wer sich nicht bewegt, spürt seine Fesseln nicht" according to HT probably (I haven't seen the publication) appears in
 Frauen-Graffiti :
"Als Gott den Mann erschuf, het sie bloss geübt" /
Saskia Schlesinger
1985 Originalausg.
German Book Book 128 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
München : W. Heyne, ; ISBN: 345335057X 9783453350571 

"sequence No.41"
(though apparently without Rosa Luxemburg)

Stephen Goranson

From: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> on behalf of Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU>
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Subject: [ADS-L] Rosa Luxemburg Quote

The quotation "Those who do not move, do not notice their chains" is frequently attributed to Rosa Luxemburg.  I am trying to trace the earliest attribution to Luxemburg, or to anyone else if there were other attributions predating the ones to her, and would welcome any citations or pointers to possible occurrences.

Fred Shapiro

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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