Manfred Richthofen Quotes


12 Manfred Richthofen quotes:



"I have had an experience which might perhaps be described as being shot down. At the same time, I call shot down only when one falls down. Today I got into trouble but I escaped with a whole skin."
"Of course no one thought of anything except of attacking the enemy. It lies in the instinct of every German to rush at the enemy wherever he meets him, particularly if he meets hostile cavalry."
"In the heat of the Russian summer a sleeping car is the most horrible instrument of martyrdom imaginable."
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"There were sometimes from forty to sixty English machines, but unfortunately the Germans were often in the minority. With them quality was more important than quantity."
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"Everything depends on whether we have for opponents those French tricksters or those daring rascals, the English. I prefer the English. Frequently their daring can only be described as stupidity. In their eyes it may be pluck and daring."
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"It is better that one's customers come to one's shop than to have to look for them abroad."
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"The English had hit upon a splendid joke. They intended to catch me or to bring me down."
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"One can become enthusiastic over anything. For a time I was delighted with bomb throwing. It gave me a tremendous pleasure to bomb those fellows from above."
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"As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps. I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet, but my father wished it. So my wishes were not consulted."
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"There are some moments in one's life which tickle one's nerves particularly and the first solo-flight is among them."
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"I never was good at learning things. I did just enough work to pass. In my opinion it would have been wrong to do more than was just sufficient, so I worked as little as possible."
"It is a pity that my collection of trophies contains not a single Russian."
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