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James F. Byrnes Quotes and Sayings

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The German people were not denied, however,
the possibility of improving their lot by hard work over the years.
Industrial growth and progress were not denied them.
- James F. Byrnes

The nearest approach to immortality on earth is a government bureau.
- James F. Byrnes

We intend to continue our interest in the affairs of Europe and of the world.
- James F. Byrnes

What we want is a lasting peace.
We will oppose soft measures which invite the breaking of the peace.
- James F. Byrnes

 

Power intoxicates men.
It is never voluntarily surrendered.
It must be taken from them.
- James F. Byrnes

We have learned that peace and well-being are indivisible
and that our peace and well-being cannot be purchased
at the price of peace or the well-being of any other country.
- James F. Byrnes

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

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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

German militarism and Nazism have devastated twice
in our generation the lands of German neighbors.
- James F. Byrnes

Provision was also made for the distribution of Germany's
foreign assets among the Allies.
- James F. Byrnes

We favor the economic unification of Germany.
If complete unification cannot be secured,
we shall do everything in our power to secure the maximum possible unification.
- James F. Byrnes

Freedom from militarism will give the German people the opportunity,
if they will but seize it, to apply their great energies
and abilities to the works of peace.
- James F. Byrnes

It will give them the opportunity to show themselves
worthy of the respect and friendship of peace-loving nations,
and in time, to take an honorable place among members of the United Nations.
- James F. Byrnes

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

We have helped to organize the United Nations.
We believe it will stop aggressor nations from starting wars.
Because we believe it, we intend to support the United
Nations organization with all the power and resources we possess.
- James F. Byrnes

The carrying out of the Potsdam Agreement has,
however, been obstructed by the failure of the Allied
Control Council to take the necessary steps to enable
the German economy to function as an economic unit.
- James F. Byrnes

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

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

I hope that the German people will never again make
the mistake of believing that because the American people are peace-loving,
they will sit back hoping for peace if any nation uses
force or the threat of force to acquire dominion over
other peoples and other governments.
- James F. Byrnes

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

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

The working out of a balanced economy throughout Germany
to provide the necessary means to pay for approved
imports has not been accomplished,
although that too is expressly required by the Potsdam Agreement.
- James F. Byrnes

Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
- German Proverb

You talk about German technocracy and you get automobiles.
- Gordon Sinclair

I've always wondered why there isn't a great French
novel about the German occupation.
The nouveau roman authors weren't interested in telling that sort of thing.
- Manuel Puig

Naturally enough, I couldn't have foreseen the vast
sea change which has come upon that scene as a result
of German reunification and associated events.
- Brian Ferneyhough

I could not have the honour of being a German soldier
because of my imprisonment in the First World War.
And in this world war the Fuehrer refuses to allow
me to serve as a soldier.
- Fritz Sauckel

The German future lies in the hands of our Fuehrer.
- Hjalmar Schacht

With respect to the respective French and German traditions
you are no doubt correct,
although I am reluctant to see individual achievement reduced to archetypes.
- Brian Ferneyhough

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

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

My father was killed by a German mine,
while I lost other relatives in Allied bombing attacks.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen

We do not build speedways, but roads which correspond
to the character of the German landscape.
- Fritz Todt

German businessmen are overwhelmed by the high cost of doing business.
Inflexible rules, enforced by a burgeoning bureaucracy,
discourage entrepreneurship.
- Suzanne Fields

The previous year it had taken England all their time
to beat the full German team in an international and
I had taken with me the programme from that match.
- Dixie Dean

It so happened that I was on a German sailing vessel
on the way to Australia when the ship was captured,
and on the high seas I was made prisoner by the French.
- Fritz Sauckel

I used to carry about with me a German map-case filled with poems.
- John Hawkes

I would rather not tell you here things which every German has at heart.
- Albert Speer

I did that all the more, if I may say so,
because I was aware of the fact that there is an inclination
to go to extremes in German people,
and in the German character generally.
- Fritz Sauckel

The German Doctors say that persons sensible of harmony
have one sense more than others.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

There is nothing false or arrogant about German pride
in German technical and business skills.
- Douglas Hurd

I'm 16 now, I was 15 when it happened...
and the encryption code wasn't in fact written by me,
but written by the German member.
There seems to be a bit of confusion about that part.
- Jon Johansen

The German mind has a talent for making no mistakes but the very greatest.
- Clifton Fadiman

In the late 1980s the amount of German films was down
to four or five percent of the market,
and the remaining 95 percent were American.
It is now 20 to 30 percent German productions.
- Wim Wenders

We were looking for a 'good shepherd,'
and instead we got a German shepherd.
- Pope Benedict XVI

Nuts.
- General Anthony Clement McAuliffe
responding to a German demand to surrender his
101st Airborne Division in Belgium during World War II.

I played a Spaniard.
I looked about as Spanish as any other fair-skinned German.
- Lawrence Welk

An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts.
- Otto von Bismarck

What we call National-Socialism is the poisonous perversion
of ideas which have a long history in German intellectual life.
- Thomas Mann

Russians call me German, Germans call me Russian,
Jews call me a Christian, Christians a Jew.
- Anton Rubinstein

During the past few years I have led a sometimes hard
battle for German foreign policy.
- Gustav Stresemann

But as a German - and I am German-born -
we Germans are condemned once again to be radical revisionists.
- Ernst Zundel

Social progress can be measured
by the social position of the female sex.
- Karl Marx
(German philosopher and political economist
whose ideas are credited as the foundation of modern communism)

Consider well this fact: As long as the German people
does not arise and use force directed by its own will,
the assassination of the people will continue.
- Karl Liebknecht

I never had to learn English, French and German because
I was brought up as all three languages.
I had a private French teacher before I even went to school.
That helped a lot.
- Karl Lagerfeld

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

Now while the German money is over for Hollywood,
I still have $80 million to make movies,
and we will have two things coming up:
less major movies and the price for actors will go down.
- Uwe Boll

You cannot stoke the fires of prejudice against German
people and then not find that somewhere,
sometime down the road it doesn't discharge.
- Ernst Zundel

A German immersed in any civilization different from
his own loses a weight equivalent in volume to the
amount of intelligence he displaces.
- Jose Bergamin

The German Emperor is ageing me; he is like a battleship
with steam up and screws going,
but with no rudder, and he will run into something
some day and cause a catastrophe.
- Edward Grey

I have loved my German people and my fatherland with a warm heart.
- Ernst Kaltenbrunner

I've lived for 10 years in Switzerland,
so I speak German.
- Martina Hingis

French and German illustrate the misleading character
of apparent grammatical simplicity just as well.
- Edward Sapir

I shot down some German planes and I got shot down myself,
crashing in a burst of flames and crawling out,
getting rescued by brave soldiers.
- Roald Dahl

Most people have no imagination.
If they could imagine the sufferings of others,
they would not make them suffer so.
What separated a German mother from a French mother?
- Ernst Toller

Well, this week for example, I was just in Los Angeles
making a documentary for German television on whales.
They had tried to get me in England where they missed me.
- Wavy Gravy

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

Reduced to a miserable mass level, the level of a Hitler,
German Romanticism broke out into hysterical barbarism.
- Thomas Mann

I write the story that nobody reads.
Someday, I'm going to write it in German to see if anyone notices.
- Rick Reilly

When I was in Paris, all of the German refugees began
to flow in and it was a very sad time.
- Elliott Carter

I am not the German Tony Blair.
Nor am I the German Bill Clinton.
I am Gerhard Schroeder, chancellor of Germany,
responsible for Germany.
I don't want to be a copy of anyone.
- Gerhard Schroeder


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