German Quotes

"Education is not memorizing that Hitler killed 6million jews.Education is ...

"Education is not memorizing that Hitler killed 6million jews.Education is understanding how millions of ordinary Germans were convinced that it was required. Education is learning how to spot the signs of history repeating itself."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 12
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It's Heaven when: The French are chefs The British are police The Germans are engineers The Swiss...

It's Heaven when: The French are chefs The British are police The Germans are engineers The Swiss are bankers And the Italians are lovers . . . It's Hell when: The English are chefs The Germans are police The French are engineers The Swiss are lovers And the Italians are bankers β€” Hidekaz Himaruya
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 26
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"Education is not memorizing that Hitler killed 6million jews.Education is ...

"Education is not memorizing that Hitler killed 6million jews.Education is understanding how millions of ordinary Germans were convinced that it was required. Education is learning how to spot the signs of history repeating itself."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 15
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I was wondering if I could receive help in finding a specific quote? The one I'm referring to cov...

I was wondering if I could receive help in finding a specific quote? The one I'm referring to covers hyperinflation in the Weimar Republic, ending with the statement that a German man had enough in his savings to purchase a train ticket home and a length of rope to hang himself. Could anybody help?
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 07
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"A country can be judg...

"A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs." β€” German Proverb
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 08
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I was once on a German talk show, and this woman said to me, β€œMr. Wil...

I was once on a German talk show, and this woman said to me, β€œMr. Williams, why do you think there is not so much comedy in Germany?” And I said, β€œDid you ever think you killed all the funny people?” β€”Robin Williams
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 25
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β€œSilence in the face of evi...

β€œSilence in the face of evil itself is an evil” - German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 03
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"Not to men like you ... there ar...

"Not to men like you ... there are always men like you" -- german man who stood up to Loki in the avengers
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 10
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"National pride has evil consequences. Prefer pride in humanity. German pride gave us Hitler,...

"National pride has evil consequences. Prefer pride in humanity. German pride gave us Hitler, American pride gave us Trump, British pride gave us Brexit. If you must have pride, be proud that Homo sapiens could produce Darwin, Shakespeare, Mandela, Einstein, Beethoven" - Richard Dawkins
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 31
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β€œWomen react differently: a French woman who sees herself betrayed by her ...

β€œWomen react differently: a French woman who sees herself betrayed by her husband will kill his mistress; an Italian will kill her husband; a Spaniard will kill both; and a German will kill herself.” β€” Bernard Fontenelle (c.1730)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 07
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"The English language was carefully, ca...

"The English language was carefully, carefully cobbled together by three blind dudes and a German dictionary." β€” Dave Kellett
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 13
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"Actually, we're all just looking...

"Actually, we're all just looking for someone who likes our screw just as loose as it is." - German Proverb
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 04
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Obedience to authority is not a feature ...

Obedience to authority is not a feature of German culture, but a seemingly universal feature of human behavior. -Stanley Milgram
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 19
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"I speak Spanish to God, Ital...

"I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse." - Charles V
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 13
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β€œI should have liked to have deployed my men in red coats on the plain do...

β€œI should have liked to have deployed my men in red coats on the plain down there and ordered them to charge. But now my armies are too vast.” ~ Winston Churchill on observing the British Army attacking German positions in 1945
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 13
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β€œGermans are capa...

β€œGermans are capable of only work or war” u/emmanuelbassil
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 03
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β€œA man has to be alert all the time if he expects to keep on breat...

β€œA man has to be alert all the time if he expects to keep on breathing. If not, some German son-of-a-bitch will sneak up behind him and beat him to death with a sock full of shit.” -General George S. Patton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 13
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β€œPain is a part of life. We cannot el...

β€œPain is a part of life. We cannot eliminate it nor do we want to. The pain will guide you" - A German anesthesiologist
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 29
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Life is too s...

Life is too short to learn German. Oscar Wilde
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 30
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"A telephone suddenly rang. One of the Russian soldiers answered it. Th...

"A telephone suddenly rang. One of the Russian soldiers answered it. The caller was evidently a senior German officer asking what was happening, 'Ivan is here'. The officer replied in Russian, and told him to go to hell."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 21
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β€œthe Germans will neve...

β€œthe Germans will never forgive the Jews for Auschwitz.” - Henryk Broder
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 27
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Everything is hard bef...

Everything is hard before it is easy. - J.W. Goethe (German Philosopher)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 14
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I heard there is a G...

I heard there is a German proverb that says, "Too clever is stupid."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 01
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"A life without a pug i...

"A life without a pug is possible, but pointless." -Loriot (German humorist)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 01
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"Lets not be English, French or German any more. Let's be European....

"Lets not be English, French or German any more. Let's be European. No, not European, lets be men, Lets be humanity. All we have to do is get rid of one last piece of Egocentricity - Patriotism." - Victor Hugo
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 17
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"If you’re going through hell, ...

"If you’re going through hell, you keep going' - Churchill to people advocating surrender to Germans.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 19
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Speak Englaih. Kiss French...

Speak Englaih. Kiss French. Drive German. Dress Italian. Spend Arab. Party Caribbean.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 22
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"Fear makes the ...

"Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is" – German proverb
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 28
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Only a fool learns from his own mistakes. The wise man ...

Only a fool learns from his own mistakes. The wise man learns from the mistakes of others. Otto Von Bismarck (the guy who unified the German states and "created" Germany).
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 26
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"If you've come to a certain age and don't realise...

"If you've come to a certain age and don't realise that you're mainly surrounded by idiots, you might be one yourself.", Curt Goetz, german actor and author
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 18
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"Hold the baloney, I'm going in!" -Corporal James McLau...

"Hold the baloney, I'm going in!" -Corporal James McLaughlin's last words before singlehandedly disabling a German tank by clutching a landmine and diving under its treads.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 01
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"A man only holds a car's door open ...

"A man only holds a car's door open for a woman if either the car is new or the woman." Uschi Glas, German actress
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 16
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For the first time, I am ash...

For the first time, I am ashamed to be a German. - Wilhelm II after Hitler's kristallnacht
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 22
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"One fool can ask more qu...

"One fool can ask more questions than seven wise men can answer" ― German Proverb
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 12
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The last shirt y...

The last shirt you wear has no pockets. - German Proverb
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 14
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"I speak Spanish to God, Ital...

"I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse." - Charles V
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 07
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"Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain." ...

"Against stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain." (original German:"Mit der Dummheit kΓ€mpfen GΓΆtter selbst vergebens" ) Friedrich Schiller. From his play The Maid of Orleans
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 01
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"My body and my will ...

"My body and my will are one" - Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 09
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In WW1, When asked what a militia of a qu...

In WW1, When asked what a militia of a quarter-million Swiss would do against a half-million German army, Kaiser Wilhelm II said...
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 18
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'We, Germans, who are the only people in the world who ha...

'We, Germans, who are the only people in the world who have a decent attitude towards animals, will also assume a decent attitude towards these human animals.' - Heinrich Himmler
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 23
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"If you want to truly understand...

"If you want to truly understand something, try to change it." Kurt Lewin, German-American psychologist
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 27
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