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Read through the most famous quotes from Konrad Adenauer
All parts of the human body get tired eventually - except the tongue. ↗
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A thick skin is a gift from God. ↗
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An infallible method of conciliating a tiger is to allow oneself to be devoured. ↗
Adenauer by then understood that "all opportunity for initiative had passed out of his hands" and the matter was put to rest by the Allies. Along with his Minister for Economic Affairs and successor Ludwig Erhard the West German model of a "social market economy" (a mixed economy with capitalism moderated by elements of social welfare and Catholic social teaching) allowed for the boom period known as the Wirtschaftswunder ("economic miracle") that produced broad prosperity. Leader in Cologne
As a devout Catholic he joined the Centre Party in 1906 and was elected to Cologne's city council in the same year.
The 1968–1969 academic year at the College of Europe was named in his honour. He was the first leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) a coalition of Catholics and Protestants that under his leadership became and has since remained the most dominant in the country.