Hermann Göring Quotes (30 quotes)
“My measures will not be crippled by any bureaucracy. Here I don't have to worry about Justice; my mission is only to destroy and to exterminate; nothing more.”
Speech in Frankfurt (3 March 1933), as quoted in Gestapo : Instrument of Tyranny (1956) by Edward Crankshaw, p. 48
Instruction to the Prussian police (1933); as quoted in The House that Hitler Built (1937) by Stephen Henry Roberts. p. 63
“We will go down in history either as the world's greatest statesmen or its worst villains.”
Statement (1937); quoted in Great Powers and Outlaw States : Unequal Sovereigns in the International Legal Order (2004) by Gerry J. Simpson, p. 291
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Born: January 12, 1893
Died: October 15, 1946 (aged 53)
Bio: Hermann Wilhelm Göring, was a German politician, military leader, and leading member of the Nazi Party. A veteran of World War I as an ace fighter pilot, he was a recipient of the coveted Pour le Mérite, also known as the Blue Max. He was the last commander of Jagdgeschwader 1, the fighter wing once led by Manfred von Richthofen, the Red Baron.