Thinking over all this, I said why not Germanize this thing?
Austria is confronted with one task only and that task is to Germanize all its Slavs.
The Germans, in their effort to affect certain charming English customs and Germanize them, in the process lose the charm.
The Magyars, on the other hand, cried out that this was part of an attempt to Germanize Transylvania.
Extirpate, Germanize, that is and has been the favorite policy of the government for decades, said Masaryk.
Any interference with the use of German would be a serious blow to the cause of those who hoped to Germanize the whole empire.