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I ordered gold in the meantime to be showered down
by Adelbert von Chamisso

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

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

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

 

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

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

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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.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

One time Robert Plant was set to check into the same
room after I checked out,
so I removed every light bulb and ordered up a bunch
of stinky cheese and put it under the mattress.
- Richard Marx

America stands for individual liberty,
but that means an ordered liberty.
- Bainbridge Colby

Beware how you trifle with your marvelous inheritance,
this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble and fall,
freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

Here comes 40.
I'm feeling my age and I've ordered the Ferrari.
I'm going to get the whole mid-life crisis package.
- Keanu Reeves

Nothing is more confused than to be ordered into a
war to die or to be maimed for life without the faintest idea of what's going on.
- Hanoi Hannah

I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time".
So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.
- Steven Wright

Politics I conceive to be nothing more than the science
of the ordered progress of society along the lines
of greatest usefulness and convenience to itself.
- Woodrow Wilson

At the end of 1795 and beginning of 1796,
I was ordered to write to the Church ministers.
- Joanna Southcott

He ordered killings as easily as he ordered linguine.
- Kitty Kelley

Well-ordered self-love is right and natural.
- Thomas Aquinas

The marvelous thing is that even in studying linguistics,
we find that the universe as a whole is patterned,
ordered, and to some degree intelligible to us.
- Kenneth L. Pike

I was now ordered to have my writings copied,
and put into the printer's hand.
- Joanna Southcott

A well-ordered life is like climbing a tower;
the view halfway up is better than the view from the base,
and it steadily becomes finer as the horizon expands.
- William Lyon Phelps

And you cannot have a socialist revolution commandeered from the top,
ordered around by some omniscient leader or group of leaders.
- Ernest Mandel

We can serve our customers well only if our buying jobs are right.
You cannot sell if you haven't ordered wanted goods into your store.
- James Cash Penney

Islam is fixed, stable, ordered and disciplined,
and so are Muslims.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Perfectly ordered disorder designed with a helter-skelter magnificence.
- Emily Carr

As full lines of battle could not be handled through the thick wood,
I ordered the advance of the six brigades by heavy skirmish lines,
to be followed by stronger supporting lines.
- James Longstreet

I believe that thrift is essential to well-ordered living.
- John D. Rockefeller

I was ordered not to go out to Abu Ghraib after dark early on,
because Abu Ghraib was extremely dangerous.
- Janis Karpinski

He killed his enemies because he was afraid they would kill him.
Amin ordered entire tribes to be put to death,
because he feared they would rebel.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

The strength of a nation, especially of a republican nation,
is in the intelligent and well ordered homes of the people.
- Lydia Sigourney

My faith grew strong, and I sent a letter (as I was ordered) to the Rev.
Dignitary of the Cathedral of Exeter.
I was assured, before I sent it, he would not answer it.
- Joanna Southcott

We convinced him quickly that the possibility of war
was absolutely nil and continued our festivity.
On the next day we were ordered to take the field.
- Manfred von Richthofen

I have killed no one and I have ordered no one to be killed.
- Charles Manson

What is laid down, ordered, factual is never enough
to embrace the whole truth:
life always spills over the rim of every cup.
- Boris Pasternak

Nonetheless, I sense that it will be the task of the
future to somehow synthesize the sheer diversity of
our present resources into a more organic and well-ordered procedure.
- George Crumb

Don't you always feel bad when they take away one of
the spoons? It's like you ordered wrong.
- David Hyde Pierce

He looked at me as if I were a side dish he hadn't ordered.
- Ring Lardner

The mission statement was ordered, and it sent the 800th MP Brigade,
effective the first of July, up to Baghdad.
I joined my brigade to take command at the end of June.
- Janis Karpinski

This is the first time in my 32 years in public broadcasting
that PBS has ordered up programs for ideological instead of journalistic reasons.
- Bill Moyers

I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature
either beauty or deformity,
order or confusion.
Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly,
well-ordered or confused.
- Baruch Spinoza

I ask every Communist individually to set an example,
by deeds and without pretense, a real example worthy
of a man and a Communist,
in restoring order, starting normal life,
in resuming work and production, and in laying the
foundations of an ordered life.
- Janos Kadar

Towards the end of the Lord Chamberlain's era,
when his hold was being loosened, private prosecutions began to happen.
A member of staff at the Royal Court ordered to stop the play,
and the police were brought in.
- Timothy West

After this urgent protest against entering into battle
at Gettysburg according to instructions -
which protest is the first and only one I ever made
during my entire military career -
I ordered my line to advance and make the assault.
- John B. Hood

Your commanders have ordered you to storm the White House and to arrest me.
But I as the elected President of Russia give you the
order to turn your tanks and not to fight against your own people.
- Boris Yeltsin

Although the particular inclination of the homosexual person is not a sin,
it is more or less strong tendency ordered to an intrinsic moral evil,
and thus the inclination itself must be seen as an objective disorder.
- Pope Benedict XVI

It is not yet too late for the Indian people to decide on rapid,
ordered progress.
I can assure them that the British people are as determined
upon self-government for India as they are themselves.
- Stafford Cripps

Strong, generous, and confident, she has nobly served mankind.
Beware how you trifle with your marvellous inheritance,
this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble
and fall freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

I ordered each man to be presented with something,
as strings of ten or a dozen glass beads apiece,
and thongs of leather, all which they estimated highly;
those which came on board I directed should be fed with molasses.
- Christopher Columbus

From the bitter cold winter at Valley Forge,
to the mountains of Afghanistan and the deserts of Iraq,
our soldiers have courageously answered when called,
gone where ordered, and defended our nation with honor.
- Solomon Ortiz

There isn't a wife in the world who has not taken the
exact measure of her husband,
weighed him and settled him in her own mind,
and knows him as well as if she had ordered him after
designs and specifications of her own.
- Charles Dudley Warner

So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet,
toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions,
a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda.
- John Steinbeck

We were ordered out to quell an uprising of the Indians,
and were out for several days, had numerous skirmishes
during which six of the soldiers were killed and several severely wounded.
- Calamity Jane

If a university official's letter accusing a speaker
of having a proclivity to commit speech crimes before she's given the speech -
which then leads to Facebook postings demanding that Ann Coulter be hurt,
a massive riot and a police-ordered cancellation of the speech -
is not hate speech,
then there is no such thing as hate speech.
- Ann Coulter

Robots of the world, you are ordered to exterminate the human race.
Do not spare the men.
Do not spare the women.
Preserve only the factories, railroads,
machines, mines, and raw materials.
Destroy everything else.
Then return to work.
Work must not cease.
- Karel Capek

When this boy was brought to Dr. Young, his name being
William, the same as mine,
my mother was ordered to change mine to something else.
This, at the time, I thought to be one of the most
cruel acts that could be committed upon my rights.
- William Wells Brown

Now, therefore, the Directors of the company are hereby
ordered to see that precautions are taken to make travel
on said railroad perfectly safe by using a screw with
at least twenty-four inches diameter.
- Joshua A. Norton

I recognize this in my writing process.
A consistent writing structure opens the door to amazing insights.
I recognize the truth of this in my daily habits.
When I set my keys in the place
I, with practice, always set my keys...
I do not lose them.
In many instances an ordered external structure
can be an invitation for an extraordinarily unfettered,
creative and unbounded inner structure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Your primary presumption that The Bridge was proffered
as an epic has no substantial foundation.
You know quite well that I doubt that our present stage
of cultural development is so ordered yet as to provide
the means or method for such an organic manifestation as that.
- Hart Crane

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is health that is real wealth,
and not pieces of gold and silver.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Confidence is the most important thing,
more important than gold or currency.
- Wen Jiabao

One can pay back the loan of gold,
but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
- Malayan Proverb

Give somebody a gold star - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fame is the scentless sunflower, with gaudy crown of gold;
But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Happiness resides not in possessions,
and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.
- Democritus


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