Why should I know Konrad Adenauer?

German statesman and Chancellor.

Books by Konrad Adenauer

Quotes by Konrad Adenauer

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

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

Konrad Adenauer

“As soon as you are complicated, you are ineffectual.”

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“Experiences are the seeds out of which wisdom grows.”

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

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

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“I reserve the right to be smarter today than I was yesterday.”

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“Only the stupidest calves choose their own butcher.”

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

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

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“What do I care about my chitchat from yesterday?”

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