Why are Germans so good at everything?

I am Irish and i really like Germany, i like the people and it is a beautiful country, but i really love the way they do almost everything, they just have this really high standard: building and manufacturing, food and drink, infrastructure, medicine, the list goes on...they just do things properly, they make other... show more I am Irish and i really like Germany, i like the people and it is a beautiful country, but i really love the way they do almost everything, they just have this really high standard: building and manufacturing, food and drink, infrastructure, medicine, the list goes on...they just do things properly, they make other countries look like total amateurs. Why are they so good?
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