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Adelbert von Chamisso Quotes

I hope you find these Motivational Adelbert von Chamisso Quotes useful in achieving your personal and career goals in life.

Of what use were wings to a man fast bound in chains of iron?
- Adelbert von Chamisso

Because it appears to me a hazardous thing to exchange my soul for my shadow.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

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.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

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

 

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

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

When I spoke, I was listened to; and I was at a loss
to know how I had so easily acquired the art of commanding attention,
and giving the tone to the conversation.
- Adelbert von Chamisso


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

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.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

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.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

This man, although he appeared so humble and embarrassed in his air and manners,
and passed so unheeded, had inspired me with such a
feeling of horror by the unearthly paleness of his countenance,
from which I could not avert my eyes,
that I was unable longer to endure it.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

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.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

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.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

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.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best."
You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Make the best use of what is in your power,
and take the rest as it happens.
- Epictetus

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

I am an optimist.
It does not seem too much use being anything else.
- Winston Churchill

Yesterday is like a dung heap;
you can complain about the smell,
or you can use it to fertilize tomorrow's garden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

We must use time wisely and forever realize
that the time is always ripe to do right.
- Nelson Mandela

We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch.
- John F. Kennedy

We must use time creatively.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

In all my ways of seeing - may I use new glasses,
a telescope and a microscope.
And may I always allow myself to see a circumstance
through the tender hearts of my friends.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Understand that the right to
choose your own path
is a sacred privilege.
Use it.
Dwell in possibility.
- Oprah Winfrey

All the energy of the universe is mine
to use as spirit directs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is no use walking anywhere to preach
unless our walking is our preaching.
- St. Francis of Assisi

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

USE this time of fresh beginnings.
Use it as an impetus, the force or energy toward change.
Become stronger, a better leader, more focused in your thoughts.
Exert more influence over your dreams
by bringing them closer to your thoughts, every day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The Science of Mind is intensely practical
because it teaches us how to use
the Mind Principle for definite purposes,
such as helping those who are sick, impoverished, or unhappy.
- Ernest Holmes

Don't fight forces, use them.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

INTENT:
We hold the power to make things happen
through our intent -
to the extent that we use our intention
with compassion and without ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Hide not your talents,
they for use were made.
What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a power for good in the universe
greater than you are and you can use it.
- Ernest Holmes

"Worry" is a word that I don't allow myself to use.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If I mayn't tell you what I feel,
what is the use of a friend?
- William Makepeace Thackeray

The means we use must be as pure
as the ends we seek.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Ask today as you consider the many choices in your view -
what is the highest and best use
of your talents, skills and abilities?
When you answer that, seize the opportunity
to sharpen those qualities even more sharply
by applying your focused effort.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I always pass on good advice.
It is the only thing to do with it.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

Politics are very much like war.
We may even have to use poison gas at times.
- Winston Churchill

There is no use whatsoever trying to help
people who do not help themselves.
You cannot push anyone up a ladder
unless he is willing to climb himself.
- Andrew Carnegie

In life you are given two ends;
one to think with and the other to sit on.
Your success in life depends on which end you use most.
Heads you win, tails you lose.
- Conrad Burns

What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got
a tolerable planet to put it on?
- Henry David Thoreau

The civilized man has built a coach,
but has lost the use of his feet.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you have an important point to make,
don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver.
Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again.
Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
- Winston Churchill

What would be the use of immortality to a person
who cannot use well a half an hour.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If the problem can be solved,
there is no use worrying about it.
If it can't be solved,
worrying will do no good.
- Tibetan proverb

No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.
- Thomas Jefferson

Do not use a hatchet to remove
a fly from your friend's forehead.
- Chinese Proverb

Love your enemies, bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you, and pray for them
which despitefully use you and persecute you.
- Matthew 5:44

Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil.
Capital in some form or other will always be needed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If at first you don't succeed,
try, try, and try again.
Then give up.
There's no use being a damned fool about it.
- W. C. Fields

The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront,
and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow...
the easier I sleep at night.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words.
- St. Francis of Assisi

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone,
"it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less."
- Lewis Carroll

I deplore the need or the use of troops anywhere
to get American citizens to obey
the orders of constituted courts.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us,
that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
- Thomas Jefferson

My dad taught me true words you have to use in every relationship.
Yes, baby.
- Star Jones

I have long believed taxpayers make better use of their
money than the government ever could.
- Kay Bailey Hutchison

Many folks think they aren't good at earning money,
when what they don't know is how to use it.
- Frank Howard Clark

Treat your password like your toothbrush.
Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.
- Clifford Stoll

Maintaining healthy forests is essential to those who
make a living from the land and for those of us who
use them for recreational purposes.
- Cathy McMorris

Fear has its use but cowardice has none.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Use plants to bring life.
- Douglas Wilson

Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense.
I just use the money for the poor.
I can't stop to count it.
- Evita Peron


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