Helmut Schmidt

From Quotes
To err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of the pencil, you're overdoing it.
Josh Jenkins
Jump to: navigation, search

Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt (born December 23, 1918) is a German Social Democratic politician. He was the Chancellor of West Germany from 1974 to 1982, as well as Minister of Defence and Minister of Finance. He also served briefly as Minister of Economics and as acting Foreign Minister.


  • It seems to me that the German people can rather tolerate 5% of inflation than 5% of unemployment rate.
  • I'm the German's chancellor, not the gay's chancellor.
  • Someone who has visions has to go to the doctor.

About Helmut Schmidt

  • Helmut, your party says so many good things about you, please say a good thing about your party for once . - Willy Brandt

External links

Wikipedia has an article about: