Das Leben is eine missliche Sache. Ich habe mir vorgesetzt, es damit hinzubringen, über dasselbe nachzudenken

It is one of the grotesque faults of our specialised culture that one is disgraced if one ignores the latest German dissertation

I wish I could think that it would be successful in repressing the German license of conjecture

Reinhardt deliberately refrained from transmitting the research technique he possessed

Whoever talks about modern German culture without registering the distinction between Catholics and Protestants must start again

Wilamowitz idolized his own scholarship, not Plato, not Sophocles, not Homer

In Sachen Bildung sollten Eltern selbst entscheiden können, ob sie ihre Kinder in die Schule schicken oder selbst unterrichten

sie [Viennese Jews] verstehen oft so mangelhaft deutsch, dass sie die Fragen weder sprachlich noch geistig auffassen

Sir Richard Jebb could not write a simple German letter and I wonder whether he ever read the copy of Herakles that Wilamowitz sent him

How different the fortunes of the Church of England might have been if Newman had been able to read German

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