Please don't worry about me, Captain Patzig. I'm an incurable optimist. And as far as those fellows are concerned, I think I know how to get along with them.
To Captain Konrad Patzig. Quoted in "The Game of the Foxes" - Page 5 - by Ladislas Farago - 1972
I die for my fatherland. I have a clear conscience. I only did my duty to my country when I tried to oppose the criminal folly of Hitler.Wilhelm Canaris
You can talk to the man. He is reasonable, and sees your point of view, if you point it out properly.Wilhelm Canaris
General Franco made it clear that Spain could enter the war only when England was about ready to collapse.Wilhelm Canaris
One day the world will hold the Wehrmacht responsible for these methods since these things are taking place under its nose.Wilhelm Canaris
He hated Hitler, his system and his methods. He hated war. He was a human being...Wilhelm Canaris
As the officer before the World War was naturally a monarchist...so it is naturally understandable today...to be a National Socialist...The Wehrmacht has become the tool of the National Socialist will for development.Wilhelm Canaris