Famous quotes containing the words colonel von, colonel and/or von:
“Maria: When we enter the Abbey, our worldly clothes are given to the poor.
Colonel Von Trapp: What about this one?
Maria: The poor didnt want this one.”
—Ernest Lehman (b. 1920)
“I am asked if I would not be gratified if my friends would procure me promotion to a brigadier-generalship. My feeling is that I would rather be one of the good colonels than one of the poor generals. The colonel of a regiment has one of the most agreeable positions in the service, and one of the most useful. A good colonel makes a good regiment, is an axiom.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“There is nothing outside of us that is not at the same time in us, and as the external world has its colors the eye, too, has colors.”
—Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (17491832)