These Nuremberg quotes will inspire you. Nuremberg is the second-largest city of the German state of Bavaria after it’s capital Munich, and the 14th-largest city in Germany.
A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Nuremberg quotes, Nuremberg sayings, and Nuremberg proverbs.
Famous Nuremberg Quotes
- “If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.” Noam Chomsky
- “The Nuremberg trials of Nazi leaders, in open court before an international tribunal, had a profound long-term effect in bringing Germans back to democracy and humanity.” Anthony Lewis
- “Some international law specialists compare the invasion of Iraq to the ‘crimes against the peace’ for which Nazi leaders were indicted at Nuremberg.” Noam Chomsky
- “When I was nominated for the Oscar, I was absolutely positive that Judy Garland would win for ‘Judgment at Nuremberg,’ and then they call my name, and I was absolutely paralyzed. And I remember walking down to the stage and saying to myself, ‘Don’t run. It’s not dignified.’ ” Rita Moreno
“You’ve gotta understand – when you interview someone, it’s not an interrogation. It’s not the Nuremberg Trials.” Joan Rivers
- “We’ve committed many war crimes in Vietnam – but I’ll tell you something interesting about that. We were committing war crimes in World War II, before the Nuremberg trials were held and the principle of war crimes was stated.” George Wald
- “The good news from the U.S. military survey of focus groups is that Iraqis do accept the Nuremberg principles. They understand that sectarian violence and the other postwar horrors are contained within the supreme international crime committed by the invaders.” Noam Chomsky
- “Since Franklin Roosevelt’s leadership in setting up the United Nations and the Nuremberg trials, the U.S. has promoted universal legal norms and the institutions to enforce them while seeking, by hook or by crook, to exempt American citizens, especially soldiers, from their actual application.” Michael Ignatieff
- “When I was a child, I always went to my grandmother’s house in Nuremberg for Christmas. My uncle would leave the room, saying he needed the toilet, and then he would reappear dressed as Santa Claus. I was really scared – I’d have to go and hide behind an armchair.” Juergen Teller
“When you look at the startling ruins of Nuremberg, you are looking at a result of the war. When you look at the prisoners on view in the courthouse, you are looking at 22 of the causes.” Janet Flanner
- “I was born in 1970. I was hardly goose-stepping down Nuremberg.” Sebastian Gorka
- “My father was a black, working-class man who arrived here with no money in his pocket from Nigeria; my mum came from more of a middle-class background, whose father had prosecuted the Nazis at Nuremberg.” Chuka Umunna
- “The weirdest, most eloquent memory I have of the time on the kibbutz is, every Saturday night was movie night, and one of the first movies I remember seeing there was ‘Judgment at Nuremberg.’ ” Chris Claremont