Konrad Adenauer

1876 - 1967

A Quote by Konrad Adenauer on age

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

Konrad Adenauer (1876 - 1967)

Source: If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren't There More Happy People?: Smart Quotes for Dumb Times

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A Quote by Konrad Adenauer on horizon, people, and sky

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

Konrad Adenauer (1876 - 1967)

Source: Pearls of Wisdom, by Walter D. Glanze and Jerome Agel, 1987.

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A Quote by Konrad Adenauer on art and politics

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

Konrad Adenauer (1876 - 1967)

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A Quote by Konrad Adenauer

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

Konrad Adenauer (1876 - 1967)

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A Quote by Konrad Adenauer on history

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

Konrad Adenauer (1876 - 1967)

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A Quote by Konrad Adenauer on gifts and god

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A thick skin is a gift from God.

Konrad Adenauer (1876 - 1967)

Source: A Kick in the Seat of the Pants, by Roger von Oech, 1986.

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A Quote by Konrad Adenauer on home, idealism, needs, and world

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

Konrad Adenauer (1876 - 1967)

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