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Germany was the cause of Hitler as much as Chicago
by Alexander Woollcott

Germany was the cause of Hitler as much as Chicago
is responsible for the Chicago Tribune.
- Alexander Woollcott

I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work.
Of course it doesn't work.
We are supposed to work it.
- Alexander Woollcott

His huff arrived and he departed in it.
- Alexander Woollcott

At 83 Shaw's mind was perhaps not quite as good as it used to be,
but it was still better than anyone else's.
- Alexander Woollcott

 

Everything I like is either illegal,
immoral or fattening.
- Alexander Woollcott

All the things I really like to do are either immoral,
illegal or fattening.
- Alexander Woollcott

The English have an extraordinary ability for flying into a great calm.
- Alexander Woollcott

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There is no such thing in anyone's life as an unimportant day.
- Alexander Woollcott

Nothing risque, nothing gained.
- Alexander Woollcott

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things
we could have if we didn't spend half our time wishing.
- Alexander Woollcott

It comes from the likes of you!
Take what you can get!
Grab the chances as they come along!
Act in hallways!
Sing in doorways!
Dance in cellars!
- Alexander Woollcott

To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to
feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.
- George Orwell

A thousand years will pass and the guilt of Germany will not be erased.
- Hans Frank

I liked Germany; I'm not into Berlin,
it's too huge and empty and imposing,
but Munich was good.
- Graham Coxon

For us, genocide was the gas chamber -
what happened in Germany.
We were not able to realize that with the machete you can create a genocide.
- Boutros Boutros-Ghali

In Germany I am not so famous.
- Hans Berger

In Germany air became generally accepted Berlin in this area.
It operated with 45 airplanes within the Low Cost range from Germany,
and is one the most successful carriers in Europe.
- Niki Lauda

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

We are Christians by the same title as we are natives of Perigord or Germany.
- Michel de Montaigne

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

With Germany herself falling, it is not strange that
the nations leagued with her also went down to defeat.
- Kelly Miller

With the aid of this credit policy, however,
Germany created an armament second to none,
and this armament in turn made possible the results of our policy.
- Hjalmar Schacht

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

There is more than enough room in the world for Germany and Britain.
- John Amery

In the early days of his reign, Bismarck confided to
a friend that it would some day be necessary for Germany
to confine William II in an insane asylum.
- Kelly Miller

I was a student in Germany when Hitler came to power.
- Klaus Fuchs

It is not only that Germany has been defeated in the war,
Kaiser Wilhelm's Germany was defeated.
- C. L. R. James

Bad guys don't think they're bad guys.
Hitler probably thought he was a wonderful guy doing
some wonderful and righteous work for Germany.
- Martin Landau

There are writers in Germany who drink the Absolute like water;
and there are books in which even the dogs make references to the Infinite.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

The family ties between hundreds of thousands of German
families and their American relatives led many to think
that America would never join a second war against Germany.
- Julius Streicher

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

A Germany team should not be afraid going into a tournament.
History shows that we can raise the level of our game when it matters.
- Oliver Kahn

I love Germany so dearly that I hope there will always be two of them.
- Francois Mauriac

When I raced with Mercedes, I thought I'd learn German.
But my wife didn't want to live in Germany.
- Juan Manuel Fangio

We will not send troops.
Germany is not committed to Iraq - we will not commit ourselves with troops.
- Joschka Fischer

I was in Germany when the wall came down.
- Joe Cocker

I don't see a film industry in Germany.
They have a great TV culture, but how many German films are really exciting?
- Thomas Kretschmann

My grandfather, in 1848, had fled from Germany to find
political freedom in the United States.
- Emanuel Celler

I have German Shepherds that I train and have brought back to Germany.
I love going there.
- Ted Shackelford

The courtesy which most becomes a victor was denied
to Germany for a long time.
- Gustav Stresemann

America stopped making vinyl and phased out the single
but Germany held out and refused.
Warner's never phased out vinyl in Germany.
Now America imports it!
- Peter Hook

The vast majority of Muslims living here are peaceful citizens.
Unfortunately, however, we also see religious and political
fanaticism among Muslim groups in Germany.
- Otto Schily

The biggest trading partner of the United States is
not West Germany or Japan,
it's right here.
- Brian Mulroney

Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany have detailed
plans to cut their greenhouse emissions by 20 to 50 percent.
- Donella Meadows

The Jews must realize that their influence in Germany
has disappeared for all time.
- Hjalmar Schacht

The most I've smoked in a day was over an ounce,
in Germany.
- Method Man

We are seeing significant growth in foreign investment in Germany.
- Gerhard Schroder

The American people want peace.
They have long since ceased to talk of a hard or a soft peace for Germany.
- James F. Byrnes

I am not saying that during the Second World War Germany did not,
under the leadership of the National Socialist government,
commit crimes.
- Ernst Zundel

Despite this lamentable lack of balance in our education
I do not believe that either children or adults in
my country are permeated by a widespread hostility to Germany.
- Douglas Hurd

I want to warn anyone who sees the Peace Corps as an
alternative to the draft that life may well be easier
at Fort Dix or at apost in Germany than it will be with us.
- Sargent Shriver

Germany will either be a world power or will not be at all.
- Adolf Hitler

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

We believe that Almighty God has sent us Adolf Hitler
so that he may rid Germany of the hypocrites and Pharisees.
- Robert Ley

I think this could be our best victory over Germany since the war.
- John Motson

People's ability to forget what they do not want to know,
to overlook what is before their eyes,
was seldom put to the test better than in Germany at that time.
- W. G. Sebald

Just as a child respects his father even when he perceives
his weaknesses and faults,
so a German will not despise the old Germany which
was once a symbol of greatness to him.
- Gustav Stresemann

Well, I was going to school in Germany.
And in my free time I was dancing.
- Heidi Klum

My greetings to you, my Germany.
- Alfred Jodl

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

May we soon enjoy the fruits of our labor in a peaceful and united Germany.
- Walter Ulbricht

When the railways of France, Germany and India were
breaking down through age,
it was the Americans who rebuilt them.
- Gordon Sinclair

After all, we didn't bring democracy to Germany in 1945;
Hitler destroyed democracy there first.
- Brent Scowcroft

The new Germany has the unquestionable right to hold
its tongue between its teeth.
- Karl Liebknecht

Germany stays and falls with the success of the policy of Hitler.
- Hjalmar Schacht

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

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

The tears I have cried over Germany have dried.
I have washed my face.
- Marlene Dietrich

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


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