Adelbert von Chamisso Quotes & Sayings

14 most famous Adelbert von Chamisso quotes and sayings (poet). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Adelbert von Chamisso Quotes
“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.”
“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 Quotes
“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 Quotes
“Because it appears to me a hazardous thing to exchange my soul for my shadow.”
Adelbert von Chamisso Quotes
“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 Quotes
“My first care the following morning was, to devise some means of discovering the man in the grey cloak.”
Adelbert von Chamisso Quotes
“Of what use were wings to a man fast bound in chains of iron?”
“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 Quotes
“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.”
“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.”

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