- And the American, whose blood was British a generation or two back, and farther back yet Teutonic, smiled as he quietly said, " We had a band of native musicians playing the liveliest music they knew within earshot of every gang of laborers, while our gang- bosses kept them steadily at work." - "Quiet Talks on Service", S. D. Gordon.
- A great portion of his work still survives, incomparably the most precious relic of the old Teutonic tongues that we now possess. - "The Byzantine Empire", Charles William Chadwick Oman.
- As a record, however, of the incapacity of a Teutonic to rule a Celtic people against their own wish, his book is not without value. - "Reviews", Oscar Wilde.