Konrad Adenauer - Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

A thick skin is a gift from God.

A thick skin is a gift from God.

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

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

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

Only the stupidest calves choose their own butcher. ---->>>

Kennedy cooked the soup that Johnson had to eat. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: German
Born: January 5, 1876
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Die: 04-19, 1967
Occupation: Statesman
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Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer (German pronunciation: [ˈkɔnʁaːt ˈhɛɐ̯man ˈjoːzəf ˈaːdəˌnaʊ̯ɐ]; 5 January 1876 – 19 April 1967) was a German statesman who served as the first post-war Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) from 1949 to 1963. He led his country from the ruins of World War II to a productive and prosperous nation that forged close relations with France, the United Kingdom and the United States (wikipedia)