Quotations on Germany

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Eventually, I was sent to Wales and Germany, and after the war, to Paris.
- Lloyd Alexander
(Keywords: War, Germany, Paris)

The role of Italy and of Austria has diminished as has that of France and Britain; Germany and Japan have suffered catastrophically.
- Emily Greene Balch
(Keywords: France, Germany, Italy)

There are pockets of great food in Spain, but there are also pockets of very mediocre food in Spain, and the same in Morocco and the same in Croatia and the same in Germany and the same in Austria.
- Mario Batali
(Keywords: Food, Germany, Spain)

The World Cup tournament overall and, naturally, the new stadiums at its heart, are the ideal platform to portray Germany as a positive and exceptional location, and above all of course, as a highly capable economic location.
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Keywords: Heart, Positive, Germany, World)

No matter who becomes chancellor, Poland and Germany will remain neighbours, strategic partners, not only within the European Union, but also world partners, and I don't believe anything could change in our relations.
- Marek Belka
(Keywords: Change, Germany, Will, World)

I was close to John simply because I liked him as a person. He liked me as a person. We spent a lot of times at one another's houses back in Liverpool. We spent a lot of time together in Germany.
- Pete Best
(Keywords: Time, Germany, Houses)

The Beliebers have done some pretty crazy stuff. Last week, the night before I was due to do a show in Germany, four girls went into a dumpster so they could sneak into the building. They climbed in and hid. When the guys working on the truck started getting the garbage they found them straight away. It was crazy.
- Justin Bieber
(Keywords: Building, Germany, Girls, Night, Pretty)

I was signed when I was 19 years old, in 1980. I went to Germany and France. Seeing the world at that time was just an awesome experience for a teenager.
- Kurtis Blow
(Keywords: Experience, Time, France, Germany, Old, World, Years)

I said to myself, where are we living? In the United States of America where you're innocent until proven guilty, or Nazi Germany with the Gestapo calling?
- Tommy Bond
(Keywords: America, Germany, Living, states, United)

This fact lays on us - so long as the maintenance of good relations with Russia seems to us worth an effort - the duty of satisfying Russia that she has no need to fear any invasion of her sphere of interests on Germany's part.
- Bernhard von Bulow
(Keywords: Fear, Duty, Effort, Fact, Germany, Russia, Worth)

Mr. Chamberlain desires to avert the threat to England's peace by making England, in alliance with Germany, stronger than her rivals and so to force them to renounce their hostile intentions against her.
- Bernhard von Bulow
(Keywords: Peace, Alliance, EnglForce, Germany, Intentions)

We, unlike Nazi Germany or Mussolini's Italy, have never stopped being a nation of laws, not of men. But witness how men with motives and a majority can manipulate law to cruel and unjust ends.
- Robert Byrd
(Keywords: Men, Being, Germany, Italy, Law, Laws, Majority, Motives, Nation)

The conditions which now exist in Germany make it impossible for industrial production to reach the levels which the occupying powers agreed were essential for a minimum German peacetime economy.
- James F. Byrnes
(Keywords: Economy, Germany, Now, Production)

That was the principle of reparations to which President Truman agreed at Potsdam. And the United States will not agree to the taking from Germany of greater reparations than was provided by the Potsdam Agreement.
- James F. Byrnes
(Keywords: Agreement, Germany, President, states, United, Will)

I have come to Germany to learn at first hand the problems involved in the reconstruction of Germany and to discuss with our representatives the views of the United States Government as to some of the problems confronting us.
- James F. Byrnes
(Keywords: Government, First, Germany, Problems, states, United)

Important as economic unification is for the recovery of Germany and of Europe, the German people must recognize that the basic cause of their suffering and distress is the war which the Nazi dictatorship brought upon the world.
- James F. Byrnes
(Keywords: War, People, Cause, Dictatorship, Europe, Germany, Suffering, World)

It is not in the interest of the German people or in the interest of world peace that Germany should become a pawn or a partner in a military struggle for power between the East and the West.
- James F. Byrnes
(Keywords: Peace, Power, People, Germany, Interest, Military, Struggle, World)

Most of the victims of Nazi aggression were before the war less well off than Germany. They should not be expected by Germany to bear, unaided, the major costs of Nazi aggression.
- James F. Byrnes
(Keywords: War, Aggression, Germany, Victims)

The American people want peace. They have long since ceased to talk of a hard or a soft peace for Germany.
- James F. Byrnes
(Keywords: Peace, People, American, Germany, Talk, Want)

The commerce of India does not grow, nor does that of Portugal, or of Turkey; that but that of the protected countries does increase, as has been shown in the case of Spain, and can now be shown in that of Germany.
- Henry Charles Carey
(Keywords: Commerce, Countries, Germany, Now, Spain, Turkey)

That's something I learned in art school. I studied graphic design in Germany, and my professor emphasized the responsibility that designers and illustrators have towards the people they create things for.
- Eric Carle
(Keywords: Art, Design, People, Germany, Responsibility, School)

It took us 50 months in Germany, post World War II to go from the end of the war to a national election.
- Frank Carlucci
(Keywords: War, End, Germany, Months, Post, World, World war)

In England, I'm a horror movie director. In Germany, I'm a filmmaker. In the US, I'm a bum.
- John Carpenter
(Keywords: England, Germany, Horror)

My grandfather, in 1848, had fled from Germany to find political freedom in the United States.
- Emanuel Celler
(Keywords: Freedom, Germany, states, United)

World War II... did not happen to everyone, but it happened to most. There were people from Germany who were throwing bombs at us.
- Graham Chapman
(Keywords: War, People, Bombs, Germany, World, World war)

Germany is an economic giant but a political midget, and with the end of the Cold War she has started to muscle her presence throughout Europe and the world.
- Christo
(Keywords: War, End, Europe, Germany, World)

I'm saying that the moral climate within the ruling class in this country is not that different from the moral climate within the ruling class of Hitler's Germany.
- David Clennon
(Keywords: Class, Climate, Country, Germany, Saying)

When runaway inflation and bank failures struck in Germany in the 1920s, the middle class was destroyed, which led directly to the rise of the Nazis.
- Nick Clooney
(Keywords: Class, Germany, Inflation, Middle class)

There will always be nations. The United States will last a long, long time, I believe. France and Germany and Japan, China, other nations, they're going to exist. But they're losing their significance and ability to deal with certain matters.
- Alan Cranston
(Keywords: Time, Ability, France, Germany, Losing, Nations, states, United, Will)

I could stay in Germany and start my coaching career there. I did not want to.
- Thomas Dooley
(Keywords: Career, Coaching, Germany, Want)

We don't mind that we still have troops in Germany, or that we still have troops in Japan or Korea. But they are not in danger, and we know that they are in danger in Iraq.
- Thelma Drake
(Keywords: Danger, Germany, Iraq, Mind, Troops)

When I raced with Mercedes, I thought I'd learn German. But my wife didn't want to live in Germany.
- Juan Manuel Fangio
(Keywords: Wife, Thought, Germany, Want)

The rise of China as a new power is another great challenge for the US. Our failure to properly handle Germany and Japan earlier in the 20th century cost us and the world dearly. We must not make this same mistake with China.
- Steve Forbes
(Keywords: Power, Mistake, Failure, Challenge, Germany, World)

Our failure to properly deal with Germany and Japan early cost the world dearly later on. We dare not make the same mistake with China.
- Steve Forbes
(Keywords: Mistake, Failure, Germany, World)

A similar revolving fund could be set up for Germany, for a durable peace can rest only upon a Germany that, while militarily impotent, is industrially active.
- James Forrestal
(Keywords: Peace, Germany, Rest)

The present danger which this country faces is at least as great as the danger which we faced during the war with Germany and Japan. Briefly stated, it is the very real danger that this country, as we know it, may cease to exist.
- James Forrestal
(Keywords: War, Country, Danger, Faces, Germany, May, Present)

The Communist Party said that I must finish my studies because after the revolution in Germany people would be required with technical knowledge to take part in the building of the Communist Germany.
- Klaus Fuchs
(Keywords: People, Knowledge, Building, Revolution, Germany, Party)

Shortly afterwards my father told me that he might be going into the Eastern Zone of Germany. At that time my own mind was closer to his than it had ever been before, because he also believed that they are at least trying to build a new world.
- Klaus Fuchs
(Keywords: Time, Father, Germany, Mind, Trying, World, Zone)

At this time I had complete confidence in Russian policy and believed that the Western Allies deliberately allowed Germany and Russia to fight each other to death.
- Klaus Fuchs
(Keywords: Death, Time, Policy, Confidence, Fight, Germany, Russia)

Finally Germany's attack on Russia seemed to confirm that Russia was not shirking and was prepared to carry out a foreign policy with the risk of war with Germany.
- Klaus Fuchs
(Keywords: War, Policy, Foreign policy, Germany, Risk, Russia)

At that time I had complete confidence in Russian policy and I believed that the Western Allies deliberately allowed Russia and Germany to fight each other to the death.
- Klaus Fuchs
(Keywords: Death, Time, Policy, Confidence, Fight, Germany, Russia)

Born Berlin 1931, Germany, father a British diplomat, mother an American artist. Educated at various schools all over the world. 1958 Settled down to live in London. 1966 Became interested in photography through photographing my young children. No formal training.
- Fay Godwin
(Keywords: Mother, Father, American, Artist, Children, Germany, London, Photography, Schools, Training, World)

Germany is probably the richest country in Western Europe. Yet they wouldn't take any television with Duke and Ella, their reaction being that people weren't interested in it.
- Norman Granz
(Keywords: People, Being, Country, Europe, Germany, Television)

Altogether apart from that, it would be a disgrace to us to make this bargain with Germany at the expense of France, a disgrace from which the good name of this country would never recover.
- Edward Grey
(Keywords: Bargain, Country, Disgrace, France, Germany, Name)

That Germany was so immensely strong and Austria so dependent upon German strength that the word and will of Germany would at the critical moment be decisive with Austria.
- Edward Grey
(Keywords: Strength, Germany, Will, Word)

The reason is that a military defeat of Britain will bring about the disintegration of the British Empire. This would not be of any benefit to Germany.
- Franz Halder
(Keywords: Defeat, Germany, Military, Reason, Will)

It was easy to present figures demonstrating the contrast between lead work in the United States under conditions of neglect and ignorance, and comparable work in England and Germany, under intelligent control.
- Alice Hamilton
(Keywords: Work, Control, Contrast, England, Germany, Ignorance, Neglect, Present, states, United)

Having a dad in the service was helpful. I was forever meeting new kids, going to new schools, moving to new neighborhoods. I was encouraged when I attended the American School in Germany.
- Marcia Gay Harden
(Keywords: Dad, American, Germany, Kids, Meeting, School, Schools, Service)

It was fear. He didn't want to see a united Germany. Stalin made it clear to me - I spoke with him many times - that they couldn't afford to let Germany build up again. They'd been invaded twice, and he wasn't willing to have it happen again.
- W. Averell Harriman
(Keywords: Fear, Germany, United, Want)

Windmills, which are used in the great plains of Holland and North Germany to supply the want of falling water, afford another instance of the action of velocity. The sails are driven by air in motion - by wind.
- Hermann von Helmholtz
(Keywords: Action, Germany, Want, Water, Wind)



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