Insults and Insulting
Quotes about Germany
world wars and one world cup, doodah, doodah
chant to tune of Yankee Doodle
German may be a good fellow, but it is best to hang him just the same
thing I will say about the Germans, they are always perfectly willing to give
somebody's land to somebody else
a German and you'll see that the woman have hairy tongues
great virtues of the German people have created more evils than idleness ever
with Germany is like a wolf and sheep living together
German a beer, two Germans an organisation, three Germans a war
invented man, the devil invented the German
is too short to learn German
speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.
Emperor Charles V
East German manages to combine a Teutonic capacity for bureauracy with a Russian
capacity for infinite delay
the Irish, They
don't amount to much, But they're all a darn sight better Than the dirty, dirty
American folk jingle
are three kinds of Deutsch;
the damned Deutsch,
and the hog Deutsch.
Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (attrib.)
Turkish hatred than German love.
there is a German, there is deceit, and where there is a Gypsy there is theft.
a snake warms himself on ice, a German will begin to wish a Czech well.
the moth is in the cloth, the wolf among the goats, fish without water, the student
among the girls, and the German in the council of the Czechs, things will never
turn out well.
die with Denmark than rot with Prussia.
in Greek Are sadly to seek; Not five in fivescore, But ninety-five more. All save
only Hermann, And Hermann's a German.
the pig to Saxonland, wash it with soap; the hog returns and remains a hog.
goods are fragile and German words deceptive. Finnish saying God guard us against
the health of the Germans [drinking] and the malady of the French [pox].
gorge and swill themselves to poverty, and hell.
the Germans friendship make, But as neighbours do not take.
doesn't need to jump into the water; he can swill to death in a glass of beer
the Russian steals, he does it that he might have enough for himself for a single
day, but when the German steals he takes enough for his children and the morrow.
lies as soon as he becomes polite.
proposes and the police disposes.
to him, if you only know German.
trust the Germans not; Be their promise ever so hot, And though they give you
a seal On it as large as a wheel There is absolutely nothing to it. May Jesus
Christ smite them dead!
as much of it as a German of fresh water.
Italianate is the devil incarnate.
Germans are, it is unhealthy for Italians.
things are in a poor plight: birds in the hands of children, young girls in the
hands of old men, and wine in the hands of Germans.
truth in wine is hid, as the Sayings tell you, Then the German has discovered
truth, or will surely find it.
like a German. He can't understand a reasonable man.
is a language which was developed solely to afford the speaker the opportunity
to spit at strangers under the guise of polite conversation.
disgruntled heaviness, lameness, dampness, how much beer is there in the German
Friedrich Nietzsche, German political philosopher, Twilight
of the Idols, 1889
and Cracow Polish capitals fine, But the German in Berlin Live like swine.
Polish folk rhyme
Germans are for all that a stupid lot; By the Pole in a poke, they have often
as the winter cannot turn to summer, So the German can't become a brother.
moans about his poverty; yet at home the coins jingle merrily.
is dumb; he buys everything.
to the German, but with a stone in your pocket.
may be as big as a poplar tree, but he is stupid as a bean.
if he tempts no one else, the devil will persuade the German.
man; the devil, the German.
German's, it's always after dinner.
the German with all your heart; Your reward will be a fart.
in the council hall; the goat in the garden, the wolf in the stable, the liar
at court, and a woman in office - this is all pretty bad business.
as grateful as a German.
is as sly as the plague.
a German marries a Polish girl, it is as if the devil were to unite with an angel.
sooner catch a ray of the sun than reach an agreement with the German.
is wise up to noon. He becomes stupid thereafter soon.
German, a dead dog; the difference is but slight.
is born a German, God has sufficiently punished him already.
may be a good fellow; but it's better to hang him just the same.
not be a German, if he were not greedy.