Quotes of Czechs

  1. Well, listen, you know, the Czech saying is, you know, when you are drowning you are grabbing even a little twig. That's what all Czechs were doing, grabbing for... with the hope for this little twig. – Milos Forman
  2. Complaining and arguing will not help. We are fully concentrating on the game against the Czechs – Oliver Kahn
  3. At Munich we sold the Czechs for a few months grace, but the disgrace will last as long as history. – F. L. Lucas
  4. We have to be thankful to the Czechs that they did their duty. The Czech Republic won, I can't believe it. It was a huge party with all the people here. – Ruud van Nistelrooy

Usage examples for Czechs

  1. Not to speak of the fact that the Czechs can't sell shoes for fifty cents a pair and, of course, the Russkies can't sell premium gasoline for five cents a gallon. – Combat by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  2. The Teutonic Marcomanni and Quadi were in Bohemia long before the Czechs came in through the Moravian Gate in the sixth century. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
  3. More than a million Russians are prisoners in the Dual Monarchy, nearly a million of whose subjects are in Russia- and of these at least fifty thousand Czechs are fighting the Austrians and Germans in the ranks of the Roumanian army. – Face to Face with Kaiserism by James W. Gerard
  4. The example of the Magyars was speedily followed by the Czechs in Bohemia. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  5. They crowded them out, and down the steps and across the House, past the Polish benches; and all about them swarmed hostile Poles and Czechs who resisted them. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009

Rhymes for Czechs