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In the summer of 1902, I was able to erect two experimental stations on two forts at Strasbourg for ...
KARL FERDINAND BRAUN
The power to command has never meant the power to remain mysterious.
MARSHAL FERDINAND FOCH
The power to command has never meant the power to remain mysterious.
MARSHAL FERDINAND FOCH
When it becomes really impossible to get away and sleep, then the will to live evaporates of its own...
LOUIS-FERDINAND CéLINE
There's a point of poverty at which the spirit isn't with the body all the time. It finds the body r...
LOUIS FERDINAND CELINE
With two thousand years of Christianity behind him... a man can't see a regiment of soldiers mar...
LOUIS-FERDINAND CELINE
The serious scientific public trusted him implicitly and consequently had no need to read him. If th...
LOUIS-FERDINAND CéLINE
The more one is hated, I find, the happier one is.
LOUIS FERDINAND CELINE
We've no use for intellectuals in this outfit. What we need is chimpanzees. Let me give you a word o...
LOUIS FERDINAND CELINE
We've no use for intellectuals in this outfit. What we need is chimpanzees. Let me give you a wo...
LOUIS-FERDINAND CELINE
One little second of pleasure, a whole life of pain...my mother knew nothing of the pleasures of a g...
LOUIS-FERDINAND CéLINE
With two thousand years of Christianity behind him... a man can't see a regiment of soldiers march p...
LOUIS-FERDINAND CELINE
Man hardly comes in more than two varieties, wherever he is, whatever he does: workers and pimps ......
LOUIS-FERDINAND CELINE
This instinctive repulsion which tradespeople inspire in men of sensitive feeling is one of the very...
LOUIS-FERDINAND CELINE
The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
MARSHAL FERDINAND FOCH
Never believe straight off in a man's unhappiness. Ask him if he can still sleep. If the answer's ye...
LOUIS-FERDINAND CELINE
None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.
MARSHAL FERDINAND FOCH
When you're not used to comfort and good things to eat, you're intoxicated by them in no time. Truth...
LOUIS-FERDINAND CELINE
Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it.
LOUIS-FERDINAND CELINE
Elementary considerations led me to the conclusion that a medium, composed of layers of different di...
KARL FERDINAND BRAUN
Considering the greater amounts of energy which can be collected and stored in suitable experimental...
KARL FERDINAND BRAUN
The very special place that a language occupies among institutions is undeniable, but there is much ...
FERDINAND DE SAUSSURE
Outside speech, the association that is made in the memory between words having something in common ...
FERDINAND DE SAUSSURE
It is useful to the historian, among others, to be able to see the commonest forms of different phen...
FERDINAND DE SAUSSURE
The fundamental qualities for good execution of a plan is first; intelligence; then discernment and ...
MARSHAL FERDINAND FOCH
My centre is giving way, my right is in retreat; situation excellent. I am attacking.
MARSHAL FERDINAND FOCH
The sadness of the world has different ways of getting to people, but it seems to succeed almost eve...
LOUIS-FERDINAND CéLINE
La plupart des gens ne meurent qu'au dernier moment ; d'autres commencent et s'y prennent vingt ans ...
LOUIS-FERDINAND CéLINE