German Nazi politician, military leader and convicted war criminal (1893-1946)
Hermann Goring (January 12, 1893 – October 15, 1946) was a German politician and leading member of the Nazi party.
- "Guns will make us powerful, but butter will only make us fat."
- What it means: It is better to spend money on guns rather than food, for it is better to be powerful than fat.
- “I have no conscience, Adolf Hitler is my conscience.”
- Safire's Political Dictionary
- As quoted in The Face of the Third Reich: Portraits of the Nazi Leadership (1970) by Joachim C. Fest, p. 75