* We train young men to drop fire on people, but their commanders won't allow them to write "fuck" on their airplanes because it's obscene!
* Roxanne: Do you know why you can never step into the same river twice?
Willard: Yeah, 'cause it's always moving.
* Have you ever considered any real freedoms? Freedoms from the opinion of others... even the opinions of yourself?
* Well, you see, Willard, in this war, things get confused out there. Power, ideals, the old morality, and practical military necessity. But out there with these natives, it must be a temptation to be God. Because there's a conflict in every human heart, between the rational and irration, between good and evil. And good does not always triumph. Sometimes, the dark side overcomes what Lincoln called the better angels of our nature.
Quotes from Apocalypse Now Redux that I watched last weekend. Film review coming soon.