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Adelbert Von Chamisso Quotes

Alles, was der Mensch tut, unvollkommen ist. Aber wer will sich schon seine Unvollkommenheit eingestehen?
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I am a solitary wave in the dark and desolate sea: and the sparkling glass I drank was drugged with misery.

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What use would wings be to a man bound in iron fetters? They would only drive him to even greater despair.

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Adelbert Von Chamisso Quotes: Was sein soll mu geschehen und was sein
Was sein soll, muß geschehen, und was sein sollte, das geschah.

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Alles, was der Mensch tut, unvollkommen ist. Aber wer will sich schon seine Unvollkommenheit eingestehen?

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All possible means were used by the infatuated parents to conclude the bargain; and deception put an end to these usual artifices.

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Adelbert Von Chamisso Quotes: On recovering my senses i hastened to
On recovering my senses, I hastened to quit a place where I hoped there was nothing further to detain me. I first filled my pockets with gold, then fastened the strings of the purse round my neck, and concealed it in my bosom.

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In this watering-place I acted an heroic character, badly studied; and being a novice on such a stage, I forgot my part before a pair of lovely blue eyes.

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A person without a shadow should keep out of the sun, that is the only safe and rational plan.

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I will give you three days to seek your shadow. Return to me in the course of that time with a well-fitted shadow, and you shall receive a hearty welcome; otherwise, on the fourth day - remember, on the fourth day - my daughter becomes the wife of another.

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Because it appears to me a hazardous thing to exchange my soul for my shadow.

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Of what use were wings to a man fast bound in chains of iron?

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I ordered gold in the meantime to be showered down without ceasing among the happy multitude.

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My vanity was flattered by having been mistaken for our revered sovereign. I ordered a banquet to be got ready for the following evening, under the trees before my house, and invited the whole town.

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Adelbert Von Chamisso Quotes: My first care the following morning was
My first care the following morning was, to devise some means of discovering the man in the grey cloak.

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After a prosperous, but to me very wearisome, voyage, we came at last into port. Immediately on landing I got together my few effects; and, squeezing myself through the crowd, went into the nearest and humblest inn which first met my gaze.

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The word majesty was now dropped; but, with the deepest respect and humility, I was addressed as the count. What could I do? I accepted the title, and from that moment I was known as Count Peter.

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In pain is a new time born.

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Adelbert Von Chamisso Quotes: Hope roves in a future of fame and
Hope roves in a future of fame and wealth.

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