"The World Cup tournament overall and, naturally, the new stadiums at its heart, are the ideal platform to portray Germany as a positive and exceptional location, and above all of course, as a highly capable economic location."
"The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."Franz Beckenbauer on Albert Einstein
"I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other."Franz Beckenbauer on Harvey Fierstein
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."Franz Beckenbauer on Willie Nelson
"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will."Franz Beckenbauer on Zig Ziglar
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."Franz Beckenbauer on John Wooden
"At any rate, I can only see such a success having positive effects for everyone, particularly as our anticipation of the World cup would only increase further."
"Back then, a half-a-century ago, the situation was totally different. Economically, we were practically on our knees, and politically, we were still excluded from the community of nations. Today, in this respect, we have a totally different and much more stable basis."