Quotations by Adenauer, Konrad


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

Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967) German politician
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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.

Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967) German politician
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Quoted by Dean Atchison in Arthur Schlesinger, A Thousand Days, ch. 11 (1965).
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We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.

Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967) German politician
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A thick skin is a gift from God.

Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967) German politician
New York Times (30 Dec 1959)
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