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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.
History is the sum total of the things that could have been avoided.
An infallible method of conciliating a tiger is to allow oneself to be swallowed.
I wish that an English statesman might once have spoken of us as Western Europeans.
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.
How improvident of the Almighty to limit man's intelligence without limiting his stupidity.
We will never forget. If it takes us five or ten or twenty years, we will never rest until we get our revenge.
One does not throw out dirty water as long as one doesn't have any clean water.
I reserve the right to be smarter today than I was yesterday.
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Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer was a German statesman who served as the first post-war Chancellor of Germany from 1949 to 1963.
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