We all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon.

— Konrad Adenauer

The most heartwarming Konrad Adenauer quotes that will add value to your life

When the world seems large and complex, we need to remember that great world ideals all begin in some home neighborhood.

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A thick skin is a gift from God.

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History is the sum total of the things that could have been avoided.

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History is the sum total of things that could have been avoided.

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Thoughts and pictures come to my mind.

.. thoughts from before the year 1914 when there was real peace, quiet and security on this earth - a time when we didn't know fear... Security and quiet have disappeared from the lives of men since 1914.

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God designed the stomach to eject what is bad for it, but not the human brain.

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An infallible method of conciliating a tiger is to allow oneself to be devoured.

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I do not ask to be young again; all I want is to go on getting older.

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The attack on Dresden, which was overflowing with refugees, on February 13th 1945 caused around 250,000 dead.

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The art of politics consists in knowing precisely when it is necessary to hit an opponent slightly below the belt.

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The rare case where the conquered is very satisfied with the conqueror.

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All parts of the human body get tired eventually - except the tongue.

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About Konrad Adenauer

Quotes 31 sayings
Nationality German
Profession Statesman
Birthday October 16

Only the stupidest calves choose their own butcher.

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The one sure way to conciliate a tiger is to allow oneself to be devoured.

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In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that he did not also limit his stupidity.

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There are things about which I don't even talk to myself.

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What do I care about my chitchat from yesterday?

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We all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon.

In an instant age, perhaps we must relearn the ancient truth that patience, too, has its victories.

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As soon as you are complicated, you are ineffectual.

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To look back into the past only makes sense if it serves the future.

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The good Lord set definite limits on man's wisdom, but set no limits on his stupidity.

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Kennedy cooked the soup that Johnson had to eat.

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All human organs eventually tire, only the tongue doesn't.

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First make yourself unpopular, then you will be taken seriously.

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Experiences are the seeds out of which wisdom grows.

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A thick hide is a gift from God.

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When everybody else thinks it's the end, we have to begin.

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You have to take people as they are because there are no others.

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All that the socialists understand about money is the fact that they want it from others.

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The Good Lord hasn't done this well: He placed limits on everything, except on stupidity.

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