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The language sticks to them like cat hair to black trousers, and they do things correctly without knowing why.
It is interesting to note that Copernicus was German/Polish, Luther was German, and Gutenberg was German.
I have always had severe problems with Austrians ... Musical, churchy, uptight ... nice legs ... hypocritical ... authoritarian ... always insist their dustbins are very clean.
Germany, the diseased world's bathhouse.
A people that has experienced all that the Germans have been through, naturally offers fertile soil for the extremists.
Germany is a nation that created an enormous amount of suffering on the planet. The German people also themselves have suffered, because it always goes together.
We are watching the Germans closely; we are not forgetting what they did to us during the war.
In action, the English have the advantage enjoyed by free men always entitled to free discussion: of having a ready judgment on every question. We Germans, on the other hand, are always thinking. We think so much that we never form a judgment.
Let us show our fellow countrymen and the entire world what the Germans can do when they work for peace.
One thing I will say about the Germans, they are always perfectly willing to give somebody's land to somebody else
West Germans are tall, pink, pert and orthodontically corrected, with hands, teeth and hair as clean as their clothes and clothes as sharp as their looks. Except for the fact that they all speak English pretty well, they're indistinguishable from Americans.
Germans today keep their waste more thoroughly separated than their races.
To us Germans everything is religion. What we do we do not merely with our hands and brains, but with our hearts and souls. This has often become a tragic fate for us.
Orlaith asks as we return to the tree. Germany. You know they have sausages in vending machines there?
Occasionally I would like the German people to give us the benefit of the doubt, given our history, as opposed to assuming the worst
assuming that we have been consistently your strong partners and that we share a common set of values.
the only true saviours are german
What!You know German?
Ethnically, the Germans are Teutonic ... being made up of Vandals, Gepidae, and Goths, all of whom emigrated - south from Sweden in about 500 BC; why they emigrated is not exactly clear, but many scholars believe it was because they saw the way Sweden was going, i.e. neutral.
Besides, if you lump them all together because they're German, how does that makes you any different from the way they lump us all together just because we're Jews?
The larger the German body, the smaller the German bathing suit and the louder the German voice issuing German demands and German orders to everybody who doesn't speak German. For this, and several other reasons, Germany is known as 'the land where Israelis learned their manners'.
My friends often tell me how very German I still am.
The Welsh ... I mean, what are they for?
The French: a people who have used their sophisticated culture and beautiful language to bequeath to the world the sliced potato.
Germany is the Jew among nations.
I think Canadians, they may be offended that I pointed out that they're stalking us. But at least we're paying attention.
We wouldn't believe that the Germans, known as the enlightened world as 'bearers of culture,' were capable of planning and carrying out, in cold blood, without pity, the mass destruction of human beings by industrial means, as if they were bedbugs, flies, or other pests to be exterminated.
I love the British.
The German mind, may it live! Almost invisible as a mind, it finally manifests itself assertively as a conviction.
Being German, I think we don't really express a lot of things.
up yonder in the guzzling Germans' land,
Damn Americans - I hate those bastards.
We Dutch, we like to have an opinion, a strong opinion. We think we know everything better.
I was a great friend of the Europeans. I grew up in Wiesbaden. I love Germany very much.
How much disgruntled heaviness, lameness, dampness, how much beer is there in the German intelligence.
The German is the discipline of fear; ours is the discipline of faith - and faith will triumph.
Germans will crawl bollock-naked over broken glass to get low fares.
What miralces can there be when Germany has sold her soul?
Few Germans were imaginative enough to be irresponsible, but
Because of their cuisine, Germans don't consider farting rude. They'd certainly be out of luck if they did.
Today we rule Germany, tomorrow, the world.
If I am right the Germans will say I was a German, and the French will say I was a Jew; If I am wrong the Germans will say I was a Jew and the French will say I was a German.
Marvelous, isn't it, how these Germans can shoot back at us even when they're fucking dead.
The Swiss are the only nation to make the Germans appear inefficient, the French undiplomatic and the Texans poor.
We Germans fear God, but nothing else in the world; and it is the fear of God, which lets us love and foster peace.
Ordinary French people. Citizens of fear.
Me and Schopenhauer. Sometimes being German seems to come with some serious disadvantages.
Germany is an anatomical oddity: it writes with its left hand and acts with its right.
That one way or another the Germans were tracking them from the
Foreign visitors ... how impressed you all are with foreign visitors! But they come in many different varieties.
The Japanese are easily influenced,
Italian's are infectious,
And German's are German's wherever they go.
But as a German - and I am German-born - we Germans are condemned once again to be radical revisionists.
If Germans are happy it means everyone else is miserable.
The Germans sell chemical weapons to Iran and Iraq. The wounded are then sent to Germany to be treated. Veritable human guinea pigs.
The German mind has a talent for making no mistakes but the very greatest.
Semmelweis reflex. They
The French - cheese-eating surrender monkeys. The Germans - schnitzel snarfing stormtrooper spawn.
Holy Jesus God, it's the Gerps shootin' us up! the manager shouted. He hadn't known whether to say Germans or Japs, and came out with both at once.
I call on God Almighty to have mercy on the German people. More than two million German soldiers went to their death for the fatherland before me. I follow now my sons - all for Germany.
The Austrians are brilliant people. They made the world believe that Hitler was a German and Beethoven an Austrian.
A German produces on average twice the feces of a Frenchman. Hyperactivity of the bowel at the expense of the brain, which demonstrates their physiological inferiority.
You started my training by buying me a beer. For breakfast. Germans are awesome.
There in the midst of German life is an alien and isolated race of men. Loud and self-conscious in their dress, hot-blooded and restless in their manner. An Asiatic horde on the sandy plains of Prussia. Forming among themselves a close corporation, rigorously shut off from the rest of the world.
The thing that I like about Germany is that Germans are so much like us. It's not like going to some other countries, where the differences are overwhelming and you walk around in a fog. Germans are so similar to Americans.
The Germans wit is in his fingers.
Those Russians. They did worse things when they entered Pomerania than we ever did in Russia.
My sister married a German. He complained he couldn't get a good
bagel back home. I said: 'Well, whose fault is that?'
The English are, I think the most obtuse and barbarous people in the world
Germany has been born anew.
Once upon a time the English knew who they were.
We have no quarrel with the German nation,
One would not quarrel with a flock of sheep.
But, generation after generation,
They throw up leaders who disturb our sleep.
I know thousands of German's who are totally different from me, so we're not alike, we're not the same.
their own children.
Funny people, the Germans. When you got them in a bunch they were all Nazis (they had to be), but when you got the little people by themselves and worked on them for a while they didn't have any morale underneath. Inside they seemed naked and defenceless.
And if Germans do have systematic minds, this is just as likely to be because their exceedingly erratic mother tongue has exhausted their brains' capacity to cope with any further irregularity
There's a difference between a Nazi and a German.
Locals. They'll eventually get out. They're annoyed. Like when Americans go to the lake. And it's closed. 'Cause some kid pooped in the water.
German people get very uptight if you mention World War II. Germans today feel that what's past is past, new generations don't really remember it.
Russians call me German, Germans call me Russian, Jews call me a Christian, Christians a Jew.
We are all proud that through God's powerful aid, we have become once more true Germans
Never trust a German to get a sauce right. Their solution to everything is just add more butter.
Poltroons, cowards, skulkers and dastards.
A true German can't stand the French,
Yet willingly he drinks their wines.
German soldiers look as if they despised you, but French soldiers as if they despised you and themselves even more that you.
If they are good workmen, they may be of Asia, Africa, or Europe. They may be Mohometans, Jews or Christians of any Sect, or they may be Atheists.
Do you know, by the way, that German is the only language in the world that has a word for 'pleasure derived from the misfortune of others'? Schadenfreude.
Today in Germany, everyone is being watched
even the watchers.
Them which is of other naturs thinks different.
Days of Dutch courage, just three French letters, and a German sense of humour.
The Germans believe that, no matter where, they can get by on knowledge alone. Art, however, requires skill.
German diligence is actually endurance.
The Irish loved their cabbage. The Germans pickled their cabbage and the Italians made spaghetti sauce and listed to the opera.
Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win.
They were French, they were Jews, and they were you.
The Americans are the most gullible, because they don't like to deny co-workers' requests.
Frenchmen tend to be alike, because they are all soldiers; Prussians because they are all something else, probably policemen; even Americans are all something, though it is not easy to say what it is; it goes with hawk-like eyes and an irrational eagerness. Perhaps it is savages.
There are German soldiers on every corner.
That generation of Germans, along with volunteers from Denmark, Holland, even England and the Free India division and so on, we Europeans were alert and awake to the danger of Bolshevism.
I went to a British Council event a while back and there were lots of German professors of literature. About half of them were convinced I had a German sense of humour and the other half were sure it was British. They are probably still arguing about it now.
I think, you know, I'm German, and um, probably not very expressive in my emotions.
The Germans are clear about what they do - cars and machine tools; the Japanese are clear about what they do - electronics; the Chinese are clear about what they do - they're the workshop of the world.