“No, no. Hitler knew it… He was gentleman.

“No, no. Hitler knew it… He was gentleman.

Prabhupada said, “No, no. Hitler knew it… No, no. He knew it, everything, but he did not like to do it. He said. He said. He was gentleman. But these people are not gentlemen. He knew it perfectly well. He said that ‘I can smash the whole world, but I do not use that weapon.’ The Germans already discovered. But out of humanity they did not use it. And all the, your American, other countries, they have stolen from German ideas.” – Morning walk, 20 November 1975, Bombay

Dr. Patel: How they smuggled away the secret of atom smashing from America, these Russians?
Prabhupada: Hm?
Dr. Patel: They smuggled away the secret of atom bomb from America.
Prabhupada: The Germans.
Dr. Patel: No, the Russians smuggled away. Germans came to America, taking that…
Prabhupada: They understood from the Germans.
Dr. Patel: Yes, sir, but it is said that the German scientist ran away to America because they were afraid of Hitler. If Hitler gets the secret of atom, he would bomb out the whole world.
Prabhupada: No, no. Hitler knew it.
Dr. Patel: No. They were not able to be successful to…
Prabhupada: No, no. He knew it, everything, but he did not like to do it. He said. He said. He was gentleman. But these people are not gentlemen. He knew it perfectly well. He said that “I can smash the whole world, but I do not use that weapon.” The Germans already discovered. But out of humanity they did not use it. And all the, your American, other countries, they have stolen from German ideas.