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Away About

My kids miss me when I'm away, but I don't mind living out of a suitcase. The U.K., U.S., France, Germany, Iraq... it's such a thrill meeting people of different cultures, learning about and from them. It's changed my perception about life, humanity and spirituality.

- A. R. Rahman

Iraq Equals

Baathism in Iraq equals Nazism in Germany.

- Ahmed Chalabi

Other Coexistence

Germany wants peaceful coexistence of Muslims and members of other religions.

- Angela Merkel

Responsible Cause

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

- Alexander Woollcott


My greetings to you, my Germany.

- Alfred Jodl

Matter Needless

Food should be cheap, and labor should be cheap, and everything should be the same no matter where you go; whether it's a McDonald's in Germany or one in California, it should be the same. And this message is destroying cultures around the world. Needless to say, agriculture goes with it.

- Alice Waters

Idea Clear Message

I have just explained my idea of how a constructive period of reflection, one that would send a clear message to the citizens of Europe: You should now what our priorities are. For Germany this means: Unemployment is one of one of our biggest problems.

- Angela Merkel

Fact Very

It is a fact that, if I single out Germany, our rate of growth is too low and we have very high unemployment.

- Angela Merkel

German Part

I said, yet again, for Germany, Europe is not only indispensable, it is part and parcel of our identity. We've always said German unity, European unity and integration, that's two parts of one and the same coin. But we want, obviously, to boost our competitiveness.

- Angela Merkel

Ahead Nothing

I see nothing that points to a recession in Germany. But I see considerable long-term tasks ahead of us that have to do with markets regaining confidence in Europe and that have a lot to do with reducing debt.

- Angela Merkel

Country Abroad

Germany has become a country that many people abroad associate with hope.

- Angela Merkel

Also Former

Former president Wulff said Islam belongs to Germany. That is true. I also hold this opinion.

- Angela Merkel

Responsibility Our

We abide by our responsibility as Germany for the Shoah.

- Angela Merkel

Soviet Union Union

If we look at where relations between the Soviet Union and Germany were in 1945 and where we stand now, then we have achieved so much.

- Angela Merkel

Prepared Needed

We needed 40 years to overcome East Germany. Sometimes in history, one has to be prepared for the long haul and not ask after four months if it still makes sense to keep up our demands.

- Angela Merkel

Country Course

Germany is, of course, my country.

- Angelique Kerber

Cold Run

The CIA teamed up with Army, Air Force and Naval Intelligence to run one of the most nefarious, classified, enhanced interrogation programs of the Cold War. The work took place inside a clandestine facility in the American zone of occupied Germany, called Camp King.

- Annie Jacobsen

Knew Eastern

Growing up in eastern Germany, I knew of Superman, but he didn't resonate emotionally with me.

- Antje Traue

Through Forced

Of all the writers I have read, Vladimir Nabokov has made the biggest impression on me because he, despite living through the 1917 February Revolution, forced exile amidst the anti-Semitism in Nazi Germany, the two World Wars and quite a lot of controversy, was an author who never gave up.

- Ashwin Sanghi

Using Built

In 1940, Germany toppled France in 20 days, and the panzerdivizion symbolized war's shift from drawn-out conflicts using massive fortifications to rapid-fire engagements built around manned, motorized armor.

- Charles Duhigg

War Political

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

Born Before

My mother was born in a refugee camp in Germany before the family immigrated to western Canada. They were able to get visas thanks to my grandfather's older sister, who had immigrated between the wars.

- Chrystia Freeland

Week Whole

After watching 'Peepshow,' people always say to me that it was more than what they expected. It is so much more than a musical. It has a lot of energy and is fast-paced. You are entertained the whole time watching it. One guy from Germany watched 'Peepshow' every single day for the whole week he was in Vegas.

- Coco Austin

Over Fought

Kids flew B-17s in daylight bombing raids over Germany in World War II. Kids fought in Korea and Vietnam.

- Dan Jenkins

Like German

I grew up in Germany for a little while, and all my German friends said that Seattle, weather and energy-wise, is a lot like West Germany. It's true.

- Daniel Breaker

Great About

In Germany, they have great difficulty with anything that smacks of cultism or messianic leadership. You can't talk about leadership in its charismatic forms.

- David Whyte

Store Surplus

I went to school on a military base in Germany. I got a lot of my clothes at the army surplus store.

- Debby Ryan

Language Very

Germany has great skill levels, great infrastructure, high-quality plant. If you go to the U.K., we're very creative, and we've got the language, but energy costs are pretty much the most expensive in the Western world; pensions are pretty expensive, and the skills are significantly below those in Germany and the U.S.

- Jim Ratcliffe

Through Stuck

My strongest audiences are in Germany and France - they stuck with me through my dark days in the '70s.

- Joe Cocker

Wall Came

I was in Germany when the wall came down.

- Joe Cocker

Here Films

I did five movies in Australia, I did three films in Germany, this is the fourth film I've done here in the UK, I've done a bunch of films in Canada.

- Joel Silver

Applying Towards

We said we would leave no stone unturned to get to Germany and now we are applying the same philosophy towards our tournament preparations.

- John O'Neill

Will Committed

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

- Joschka Fischer

Tears Full Time

I loved my mission in Switzerland and Germany. As I left on the train from Basel, Switzerland, tears flowed down my cheeks because I knew then that my full-time service in the Church had ended.

- Joseph B. Wirthlin

Next Both Sides

And then '74 as I mentioned and then the 1990 world cup was our team was the team of the reunification you know, so we were the team for both sides of Germany so now, you know throughout the last 16 years, we've melted together. And now comes the next milestone.

- Jurgen Klinsmann

Thought Very

In Germany, they all thought I was a bit mental, very emotional.

- Jurgen Klopp

England Keep

The wind can be quite extreme in England. We are not familiar with that in Germany, and you have to keep things simple.

- Jurgen Klopp

Happy Been

I'm so happy that I was able to make it to 120 games for Germany; 175 games would have been possible. I've had many great moments, but particularly the way the fans supported me and the road to the final in Rio.

- Bastian Schweinsteiger

Big Before

As soon as I heard there were people in Germany who wanted to restore the old part of Dresden, I wanted to help. Even before the Nobel, I had started this group, the Friends of Dresden. The destruction of Dresden made a big impression on me when I was a child, and I wanted to do this.

- Gunter Blobel

Book Country

How did it happen that an enlightened country like Germany was pulled into Nazism? That question has occupied me since 'The Tin Drum,' my first book. The story also shows that we can never know how a person's life will unfold; there is no guarantee that a person will do what is right and avoid what is not right.

- Gunter Grass

Always Old

I must begin by saying something about the old Germany. That Germany, too, suffered from superficial judgment, because appearances and reality were not always kept apart in people's minds.

- Gustav Stresemann

Invest Fleet

Of course we are coming to invest in Germany - that is certain. Most airplanes in the fleet of Qatar Airways are from Airbus.

- Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani

War Up

I grew up in the time of Germany after the war.

- Bernhard Langer

Fact Part

This fact lays on us - so long as the maintenance of good relations with Russia seems to us worth an effort - the duty of satisfying Russia that she has no need to fear any invasion of her sphere of interests on Germany's part.

- Bernhard von Bulow

I Am Famous

In Germany I am not so famous.

- Hans Berger

Abundance German

How rich our German life is compared to France or England: what an abundance of social types and customs with completely different origins... Germany is a world, whereas England and France, with their stereotypically divided three social classes, are but enlarged villages... what a stage for a Balzac.

- Harry Graf Kessler

Republic Part

I was born in Ludwigsburg, Wuerttemberg, in the southwestern part of the Federal Republic of Germany on July 18, 1948, as the elder son of Karl and Frieda Michel. My ancestors lived in that area for generations, mainly as farmers.

- Hartmut Michel

Goal Rather

You didn't just pay lip service to the goal of overcoming the division of Europe and Germany... Rather, you put yourself at the forefront of those who encouraged us on the way to unity.

- Helmut Kohl

Future Fatherland

Germany is our fatherland; Europe is our future.

- Helmut Kohl

Belong Headed

Where is Germany now and where does it want to go? It's a question being asked by our partners and allies abroad. We have to return - urgently - to our old dependability. We have to make clear for others what we stand for, where we're headed, and that we know where we belong.

- Helmut Kohl

Bases Would

For me it is completely clear that our air bases in Germany would be available to the Americans.

- Helmut Kohl

Will Japan

The worldwide, agelong struggle between fascism and democracy will not stop when the fighting ends in Germany and Japan.

- Henry A. Wallace

Father United

I was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on June 15, 1916. My father, an electrical engineer, had come to the United States in 1903 after earning his engineering diploma at the Technische Hochschule of Darmstadt, Germany.

- Herbert A. Simon

Jews Disappeared

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

- Hjalmar Schacht

Fate Fuehrer

Only the closest collaborators of the Fuehrer know how difficult is the burden of this responsibility; how sorrowful are the hours during which decisions must be made which bear upon the well being and the fate of all of Germany.

- Hjalmar Schacht

My Life Had

I'm in the booth and first of all, I'm from Germany and I had never heard a gospel in my life.

- Boris Kodjoe

Chamber Were

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

Fate Brought

Germany's fate is decided first and foremost in Europe. Reconciliation and cooperation in Europe have brought us freedom, peace and prosperity. Who would have dared to believe so much 50 years ago?

- Horst Koehler

Bring Destroyed

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

- Brent Scowcroft

Strength Before

The example afforded before the Great War by Germany - which, if only it had exercised forbearance for another five or ten years, would by now be unrivaled in Europe - suggests that the task facing us now is to build up our strength calmly and with circumspection.

- Isoroku Yamamoto

Defeated Been

It is not only that Germany has been defeated in the war, Kaiser Wilhelm's Germany was defeated.

- C. L. R. James

Country German

The rate of growth of the management skills of any country is inversely proportional to the number of MBAs. Germany produces no MBAs, but America used to produce MBAs by the millions, and you saw the German economy, until at least the '90s, was certainly more efficient than the American economy.

- Jairam Ramesh

Financial Role

Hitler's economic revolution in Germany had reduced financial considerations to a point where they played no role in economic or political decisions.

- Carroll Quigley

Peace Want

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

- James F. Byrnes

Costs Before

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

Possible Shall

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

Book Very

Whenever I go to Germany I find that my readers have T-shirts with my book covers printed on them. They come to all the events, they have gifts and they come with their families. They are always very open to sharing their personal stories.

- Cecelia Ahern

Air Dad

As a child, I lived in Germany at the Ramstein air force base, where my dad sang at a nightclub in Kaiserslautern. My parents couldn't afford a babysitter, so when I was, like, ten or 11, I would go with them to the bar until two in the morning.

- James Mercer

I Think Bit

There wasn't much work around at the time, I think I found a bit in Germany or something, but we played together and somehow the bassist Laurie Baker got involved as well - I can't remember exactly how.

- Jamie Muir

Career Could

There was no such thing as a solo career in East Germany. You had to get the best orchestra job that you could.

- Jan Vogler

Rock And Roll Very

What is very interesting when talking about electronic music is that - I would say that rock and roll is called the ethnic music born in America that invaded the world. Electronic music is certainly kind of ethnic music born in countries like Germany and France that has invaded the world.

- Jean-Michel Jarre

Education Country

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

Britain Neither

We, Britain and Germany, can neither of us be happy about our handling of the Iraq war.

- Douglas Hurd

Love Gig

I'd love to be a hit in Germany. I'm working on trying to get a gig as David Hasselhoff's opening act.

- Jen Kirkman

Half Britain

After a major loss of dynamism in the 1960s, productivity growth rates began dropping in most countries, falling by half in the U.S. in the 1970s and more or less ceasing altogether in France, Germany and Britain in the late 1990s.

- Edmund Phelps


It is inconceivable that ministers of the Israeli government choose a car whose features are unnecessary luxuries in addition to being produced in Germany.

- Eli Yishai

Around Our

Our wild boar shoot at our home in Germany is always a riot because we invite lots of friends. We spend the day out in the woods, but then we get all dressed up in long gowns to dance around in the evenings.

- Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis

Very Populace

'Hunger Games' is a tried-and-true tale about a totalitarian society. It's more similar to China than America, but it's also similar to Nazi Germany and anywhere where the populace gets semi-brainwashed into serving the agenda of a very few.

- Elizabeth Banks

Tongue New

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

- Karl Liebknecht


We left Germany when I was 11.

- Emayatzy Corinealdi

Broken Forward

Germany expected that at the most a day or so would see Belgian resistance broken and the dash on Paris begun. It was not safe to start such a forward rush with Belgium unconquered.

- Kelly Miller

South Use

From the Berlin tenement reform law of 1897 to H. P. Berlage's plan for Amsterdam South of 1917, designers and theorists in Germany and Holland moved toward the development of a perimeter residential block that would preserve the plastic continuity of the street while opening up the resultant courtyard for use as an enclosed semi-public space.

- Kenneth Frampton

Destiny Remains

The SA is, and remains, Germany's destiny.

- Ernst Rohm

Socialist Crimes

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

Father Before

As I was growing up, you know, I'm a white Jewish American born to Holocaust parents. My father fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and my mother's family had fled the czars of Russia before that.

- Eugene Jarecki

United Netanyahu

I met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel, visited our allies in the Arab Gulf, traveled to Tunisia and Iraq, met with President Petro Poroshenko in Ukraine, and visited our allies in Germany, France, and the United Kingdom.

- Kevin McCarthy

Proud Made

One of the key problems is that the Germans know what they do because everywhere they go there's a 'made in Germany' label on it - they can feel proud of Volkswagens and Audis and Mercedes.

- Evan Davis

North South

You know, North Korea situation is far worse than East Germany, and South Korea is weaker than West Germany.

- Kim Dae Jung

Thought Very

I always thought of myself as more American than Americans when I was living in Germany, because I always had this attitude of can-do, and if you're successful, you can show it, which is a very un-German thing, you know.

- Kim Dotcom

Invest Brazil

Forty percent of my portfolio is in the U.S. In the rest of the world, most of the places I invest in or invested in are Brazil, Russia, Germany with a little bit of Turkey, China, India, France and Israel sprinkled in there.

- Fabrice Grinda

Student Came

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

- Klaus Fuchs

Underground Left

I was in the underground until I left Germany.

- Klaus Fuchs

Love Pets

I wrote a techno song about the four things I love in Germany to make myself happy, which are my grandfather, my two poodle pets, bread, and a strange but delicious Turkish dish called Doener Kebab.

- Flula Borg

Old Signed

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

Book Cut

Well yes so far, I was recently in Germany and they had me do six book signings a day and that was too much so I had them cut it down to about three. It becomes taxing at times but its a lot of fun and you meet a lot of nice people.

- Larry Hagman

City Had

My grandfather arrived in Houston in 1942 as a refugee from Nazi Germany. He had lost everything - his profession, his language, his money - but the city welcomed him, as it has hundreds of thousands of immigrants over the years.

- Laura Moser

Buy Flare

If the Chinese can't buy U.S. products, they'll buy them from European countries and then develop stronger economic ties with France and Germany and perhaps side more with those countries when international issues flare up.

- Gary Locke

Bring Could

We wanted to bring the political situation in Austria on stage. Naturally we could not do that without pointing to Austrian's northern neighbor Germany.

- Leon Askin

Grandmothers Wiped

It's in the history books, the Holocaust. It's just a phrase. And the truth is it happened yesterday. It happened to my mother. I never met my grandmothers or my grandfathers. They were all wiped up in the gas chambers of Nazi Germany.

- Gene Simmons

Been Agency

I had been involved in U.S. intelligence in Berlin, Germany, while in the military and had worked with a contact with the Central Intelligence Agency office there.

- George J. Mitchell