„Many people did not care for Pat Buchanan's speech; it probably sounded better in the original German.“
„German reunification could not have been achieved if the Hungarian government did not open its border with Austria to provide an exit route for the East German people.“
— Thae Yong-ho former North Korean diplomat who defected to South Korea 1961
„By placing these people with foreign ideas in camps, German blood was saved. Would it have been better to have a civil war?“
— Karl Dönitz President of Germany; admiral in command of German submarine forces during World War II 1891 - 1980
To Leon Goldensohn, May 2, 1946, from "The Nuremberg Interviews" by Leon Goldensohn, Robert Gellately - History - 2004.
„It seems to me that the German people can - pointedly - tolerate 5 percent price increase better than 5 percent unemployment.“
— Helmut Schmidt Chancellor of West Germany 1974-1982 1918 - 2015
Interview with Helmut Schmidt on the 27. July 1972 in Bonn, partly printed in the Süddeutsche Zeitung of 28. July 1972 (nr. 171), p. 8
— Tony Abbott Australian politician 1957
When asked how he felt about homosexuality Quoted in Herald Sun http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/tony-abbott-gay-remarks-dangerous/story-e6frf7jo-1225838436495", March 9, 2010.
„What the world did not deem possible the German people have achieved…. It is already war history how the German Armies defeated the legions of capitalism and plutocracy. After forty-five days this campaign in the West was equally and emphatically terminated.“
— Adolf Hitler Führer and Reich Chancellor of Germany, Leader of the Nazi Party 1889 - 1945
“Adolf Hitler’s Order of the Day Calling for Invasion of Yugoslavia and Greece,” Berlin, (April 6, 1941), New York Times, April 7, 1941
„Ha ha! We are just poking a little friendly fun at Germany, which is famous for enjoying a good joke, or as the Germans say, "Sprechnehaltenzoltenfussenmachschnitzerkalbenrollen." Here is just one hilarious example of what we are talking about:
First German: How many Polish people does it take to screw in a light bulb?
Second German: I don't know! How many?
First German: Let's invade Poland and find out!
Millions of Other Germans: Okay!“
— Dave Barry American writer 1947
— Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946
Context: We are losing a lot of people to the Internet. We have to do something. We have to go see Bill Gates and a lot of different people that really understand what’s happening. We have to talk to them [about], maybe in certain areas, closing that Internet up in some way. Some people will say, ‘Freedom of speech, Freedom of speech’. These are foolish people. Google's Eric Schmidt calls for 'spell-checkers for hate and harassment' https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/dec/08/googles-eric-schmidt-spell-checkers-hate-harassment-terrorism, 8 December 2015, by Alex Hern.
„Solos I kind of [couldn't] care less about. I know most people probably think that's what I care most about, but it's really the melody playing that is the cornerstone of what I'm working on.“
— Joe Satriani American guitar player 1956
As quoted in Guitar Magazine (August 1997).
„I certify to Your Highnesses that in the world I believe that there are no better people nor better land. They love their neighbors as themselves, and have a speech that is sweetest in the world, and mild and always laughing.“
— Cristoforo Colombo Explorer, navigator, and colonizer 1451 - 1506
25 December 1492
— Jane Smiley, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel
„Developments since the rise of National Socialism make it probable that the continent will be freed from its Jewish destroyers of people and exploiters forever, and the German example after the German victory in World War II will also serve to bring about the destruction of the Jewish world tormentors on other continents.“
— Julius Streicher German politician 1885 - 1946
Der Stürmer, January 6, 1944, quoted in "The Trial of the Germans" - Page 57 - by Eugene Davidson - History - 1997
„Many people talk as if they have all the answers, whereas I know I don't. That's probably why no one listens to me.“
— John S. Hall Poet, author, singer, lawyer 1960