Best Austria Quotes : Austria Sayings In Life

These Austria quotes will inspire you. Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a landlocked country in the southern part of Central Europe, located on the Eastern Alps.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Austria quotes, Austria sayings, and Austria proverbs.

Famous Austria Quotes

  1. “I am a big believer in education, because when I grew up in Austria – when I grew up in Austria I had a great education. I had great teachers.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
  2. “There are pockets of great food in Spain, but there are also pockets of very mediocre food in Spain, and the same in Morocco and the same in Croatia and the same in Germany and the same in Austria.” ~ Mario Batali
  3. “The National Socialist Party in Austria never tried to hide its inclination for a greater Germany.” ~ Arthur Seyss-Inquart
  4. “I was born an only child in Vienna, Austria. My father found hours to sit by me by the library fire and tell fairy stories.” ~ Hedy Lamarr

  5. “Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation’s support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival?” ~ Theodore Bikel
  6. “I am looking forward to a series of productive meetings in both Austria and Estonia, particularly what role organized crime plays in the Baltic drug trade.” ~ Howard Coble
  7. “I would definitely return to Austria. They were all good experiences for me, but definitely Austria because there were some ancient Celtic, sacred sites that were in the forest that were quite beautiful.” ~ Nicolas Cage
  8. “I just went off for two months traveling around Europe on a motorcycle and pretty much turned my phone off. I did 5,000 miles with my dad. We went through Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Italy… and then I did Spain and France by myself.” ~ Michael Fassbender , Austria quotes travel
  9. “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

  10. “My fellow Americans, this is an amazing moment for me. To think that a once scrawny boy from Austria could grow up to become governor of the state of California and then stand here… then stand here in Madison Square Garden and speak on behalf of the president of the United States – that is an immigrant’s dream. It is the American dream.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
  11. “Let others wage war. You, lucky Austria, shall marry.” ~ Scott Westerfeld
  12. “While other nations do battle, you lucky Austria, you wed.” ~ Maria Theresa
  13. “The policy of the house of Austria, which aimed at destroying the independence of Hungary as a state, has been pursued unaltered for three hundred years.” ~ Lajos Kossuth
  14. “Once you have looked at the land from atop the Kahlenberg, you will understand what I write and who I am.” ~ Franz Grillparzer

  15. “In Austria an editor who can write well is valuable, but he is not likely to remain so unless he can handle a saber with charm.” ~ Mark Twain
  16. “It was in 1590–winter. Austria was far away from the world, and asleep; it was still the Middle Ages in Austria, and promised to remain so forever. Some even set it away back centuries upon centuries and said that by the mental and spiritual clock it was still the Age of Belief in Austria. But they meant it as a compliment, not a slur, and it was so taken, and we were all proud of it. I remember it well, although I was only a boy; and I remember, too, the pleasure it gave me.” ~ Mark Twain
  17. “The north German does not go in for extremes. He has broader horizons than the men from the mountains of Bavaria and Austria.” ~ Karl Donitz
  18. “I grew up so poor in Austria that we never took a vacation with my family.” ~ Wolfgang Puck

  19. “After the war, the Austrians just denied their role in it all. They didn’t teach it in school. But since 1990 they have openly acknowledged their role in the Holocaust and I feel more comfortable in Austria. I feel a sort of reconciliation.” ~ Eric Kandel
  20. “They are miserly, the princes of Austria, you need not grieve about it; they may not donate anything, but they allow themselves to be fleeced, the good lords.” ~ Franz Grillparzer
  21. “I was happy to find out that when on tour, Dolly Parton doesn’t use hotels but stays on her bus every night, to the point of having her buses shipped from Austria to Australia so she can tour the way she sees fit. I used one of her buses once – an honor.” ~ Henry Rollins
  22. “Prussia: freedom of movement with a muzzle. Austria: an isolation cell in which screaming is allowed.” ~ Karl Kraus

  23. “I was really a big fan of Loveless. At [the time it came out], I made music that was not too far away from [what they were doing], but we were stuck in Austria. There was no way to get attention from the outside world. Maybe it’s a generational thing.” ~ Christian Fennesz
  24. “I don’t think that neutrality is an obstacle to Austria’s successful integration into European and world structures… but this is a question that the Austrian people themselves must decide.” ~ Vladimir Putin
  25. “Young people want to be famous before they know how to cook, before they know how to treat people, before they know what hospitality means. I stayed in France for seven years and Austria for three, so before I was a chef anywhere I was already cooking for 10 years.” ~ Wolfgang Puck
  26. “I grew up in Austria, and for me real comfort food is Wiener Schnitzel. Wiener Schnitzel and mashed potatoes because it reminds me of my youth… It reminds me when I grow up and it feels very comforting.” ~ Wolfgang Puck
  27. “Who could deny that our Austria is richer than any other country? As the saying goes: “We have money like manure.” ~ Franz Grillparzer

  28. “I have on the one hand a hatred and on the other a yearning for Vienna. I left when I was nine years old because I was Jewish. And even before 1938, the anti-Semitism in Austria was probably deeper than it was in Germany or in other European countries.” ~ Eric Kandel
  29. “My whole life everyone always said ‘it can’t be done’, ‘you’ll never do it’, ‘you will fail’, ‘no one has ever gone from Austria and become a Mr Universe, blah, blah, blah’, or when I ran for governor people were sceptical. It was ‘you’re going to lose’ and ‘people don’t take people from show-business seriously in politics’. So, I’ve heard all the ‘it’s impossible’ thing but I didn’t pay any attention because I believed that I could do it.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
  30. “I am thrice homeless, as a native of Bohemia in Austria, as an Austrian among Germans, and as a Jew throughout the world. Everywhere an intruder, never welcomed.” ~ Gustav Mahler
  31. “Germany neither intends nor wishes to interfere in the internal affair of Austria, to annex Austria, or to conclude an Anschluss” ~ Adolf Hitler

  32. “I was born in Munich, and my father was stationed in Salzburg. For the first three years of my life, I lived in Austria back when the American Army was still in Austria. I grew up subsequently in posts around the country around veterans.” ~ Rick Atkinson
  33. “Long live Germany. Long live Austria. Long live Argentina. These are the countries with which I have been most closely associated and I shall not forget them. I had to obey the rules of war and my flag. I am ready.” ~ Adolf Eichmann
  34. “In 1938, after Austria, our universe had become accustomed to inhumanity, to lawlessness, and brutality as never in centuries before. In a former day the occurrences in unhappy Vienna alone would have been sufficient to cause international proscription, but in 1938 the world conscience was silent or merely muttered surlily before it forgot and forgave.” ~ Stefan Zweig
  35. “My father was an immigrant from Austria and he became a lawyer and became a judge and I think he was a good judge.” ~ Mickey Kaus

  36. “I set out to become the greatest lover in Vienna, the greatest horseman in Austria, and the greatest economist in the world. Alas, for the illusions of youth: as a horseman, I was never really first-rate.” ~ Joseph A. Schumpeter
  37. “Mr. Shaw came for a short time recently to be regarded less as an author than as an incident in the European War. In the opinion of many people it seemed as if the Allies were fighting against a combination composed of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, and Mr. Shaw.” ~ Robert Wilson Lynd
  38. “The National Socialist Party in Austria never tried to hide its inclination for a greater Germany. That Austria would one day return to the Reich was a matter of course for all National Socialists and for true Germans in Austria.” ~ Arthur Seyss-Inquart
  39. “There’s not really genres as storytelling in Austria, unfortunately.” ~ Susanne Wuest

  40. “So perhaps the most worrying single remark made by a responsible banking official during the current crisis came from Jochen Sanio, the head of Germany’s banking regulator BaFin. He warned on Aug. 1 that his country could be facing the worst banking crisis since 1931 – a reference to the collapse of Austria’s Kredit Anstalt, which provoked a wave of bank failures across Europe.” ~ Martin Walker
  41. “Here in Spain, there are Argentine Jews, children and grandchildren of immigrants of Jews who fled Germany or Austria in the thirties, and in the seventies during the dictatorship, they had to go into exile again.” ~ Antonio Munoz Molina
  42. “When most people return from Europe, they tell tales of all the sites they saw, the shopping, the entertainment, etc. Jews, on the other hand, return and say I had this slice of cake in Austria, let me tell you, I don’t know how they make it! It was great!” ~ Jackie Mason
  43. “Anne of Austria, wife of Louis XIII of France, had such an aversion to roses that she could not stand seeing one even in a painting.” ~ Allen Lacy

  44. “When I recall my teachers at school, I realize that half of them were abnormal. . . . We pupils of old Austria were brought up to respect old people and women. But on our professors we had no mercy; they were our natural enemies. The majority of them were somewhat mentally deranged, and quite a few ended their days as honest-to-God lunatics! . . . I was in particular bad odor with the teachers. I showed not the slightest aptitude for foreign languages – though I might have, had not the teacher been a congenital idiot. I could not bear the sight of him.” ~ Adolf Hitler
  45. “How can the United States be competitive globally if higher education is unaffordable? Germany, Austria, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Scotland and Sweden have no tuition for college. Other countries have low tuition. We need the best educated workforce in the world. Instead of spending endless amounts on the military, we need to invest in our young people.” ~ Bernie Sanders
  46. “I started going on ski trips at senior school. I can’t remember exactly where but we skied in the Tirol in Austria a couple of times and also went to Val d’Isère in France. When I was 15, rugby took over and there wasn’t time to ski anymore. I didn’t ski again until I was 33.” ~ Mike Tindall
  47. “I’ve always wanted to go to Austria.” ~ Laura Benanti

  48. “At the end of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century in Austria, there was a lot of anti-semitisms. Anti-Semitism in Austria was much more pervasive than in Germany. And Austrians took to Nazi ideas and anti-Semitism much more readily than Germans did, really.” ~ Viggo Mortensen
  49. “Italy spills over to everything. Italy is a huge banking system. It has been the major banking system in Eastern Europe. It’s worked with Austria’s banking system. There’s all sorts of interplays there. So it’s not the PIIGS one should worry about. Germany hasn’t even begun falling yet. And when Germany falls, and it will, that’s when the panic begins to set in.” ~ George Friedman
  50. “There is a dessert dish in Austria called Kaiserschmarrn – it’s kind of like a sweet raisin pancake with eggs and sugar. It’s definitely not something I can eat often, but if I’ve done well at a race, sometimes that’s my celebration treat!” ~ Lindsey Vonn
  51. “Matt Le Tissier had firm views about Austria’s reluctance to allow Turkey full membership of the EU last Saturday, I seem to recall.” ~ Jeff Stelling

  52. “What I’m really more interested in doing – because I think, in a way that’s kind of obvious – and you can see, look into Austria – you’ve got a far-right candidate who may become the president because he’s in a close-run race.” ~ Tony Blair
  53. “Trump’s election is part of an international trend that’s no less alarming, in Britain, in France, in Germany, in Austria. Vladimir Putin wanted to see this outcome no less than he would like to see nationalists and anti-Europeanists win in France.” ~ David Remnick
  54. “The fact that refugees traveled through six other countries, like former Yugoslavia, Macedonia, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, France, Germany, Holland, is because they like our social benefits. They like our welfare state. They know which country to pick. They’re not going to stay in Hungary or in Estonia. They come to Germany, to Holland. And people sense that those are not the real refugees. And our government has spent billions of euros on them, and the Dutch people know.” ~ Geert Wilders
  55. “We went to Austria to train and it was so peaceful. And I love coffee and the coffee was great.” ~ Alex Morgan

  56. “Unlike other countries, we’re not skeptical at all when it comes to EU expansion. In fact, we are in favor of admitting Ukraine and Turkey. In this sense, one can hardly say that we are focusing unilaterally on our own national interests. Austria, for example, has held up the negotiations for Turkey’s admission to the EU. Why am I against deeper involvement in the EU? There are several reasons for that.” ~ Lech Kaczynski
  57. “David Irving is under arrest in Austria for Holocaust denial. Perhaps there is a case for making climate change denial an offence – it is a crime against humanity after all.” ~ Margo Kingston
  58. “Some European countries insist on saying that during World War II, Hitler burned millions of Jews and put them in concentration camps. Any historian, commentator or scientist who doubts that is taken to prison or gets condemned. Although we don’t accept this claim, if we suppose it is true… If the Europeans are honest they should give some of their provinces in Europe – like in Germany, Austria or other countries – to the Zionists and the Zionists can establish their state in Europe. You offer part of Europe and we will support it.” ~ Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
  59. “Let others make war, you happy Austria marry, for kingdoms given to others by Mars, Venus will give to you.” ~ Matthias Corvinus

  60. “My mother was born in the city, my dad was an immigrant. Probably from Germany. Could have been Austria, could have been Poland. The borders were changing. My dad brought over a large family of Shatners when he was very young. Scraped together the money, got 11 brothers and sisters a passage on the boat. There’s a lot of Shatners in Montreal.” ~ William Shatner
  61. “The ministers and the Jacobins are making the king declare war tomorrow on Austria. The ministers are hoping that this move will frighten the Austrians and that within three weeks we will be negotiating (God forbid that this should happen). May we at last be avenged for all the outrages we have suffered from this country!” ~ Marie Antoinette
  62. “American Christians have been woefully silent on important issues. I am an American citizens now, and I love this country, but I see symptoms in the United States that I saw in Austria in 1938 when the Nazi Germans were terrorizing Europe.” ~ Maria von Trapp
  63. “We are fighting Germany, Austria, and drink, and as far as I can see, the greatest of these three deadly foes is drink.” ~ David Lloyd George

  64. “Anne of Austria (with great submission to a Crowned Head do I say it) was a B—-. She had spirit and courage without parts, devotion without common morality, and lewdness without tenderness either to justify or to dignify it. Her two sons were no more Lewis the Thirteen’s than they were mine.” ~ Lord Chesterfield
  65. “I was raised on piano and saxophone and jazz music for ten or twelve years. Before I even picked up a bass. My whole family has always pushed the arts, you know? My brother is a doctor of music and my cousin is an opera singer over in Austria. Arts were always a big thing in our family.” ~ Matt Snell

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