Fritz Kreisler

Fritz Kreisler

Austrian violinist and composer.
Human nerves quickly get accustomed to the most unusual conditions and circumstances and I noticed that quite a number of men actually fell asleep from sheer exhaustion in the trenches, in spite of the roaring of the cannon about us and the whizzing of shrapnel over our heads.More Fritz Kreisler quotes [08/05/2011 04:08:58]
My wife volunteered her services as Red Cross nurse, insisting upon being sent to the front, in order to be as near me as could be, but it developed later that no nurse was allowed to go farther than the large troop hospitals far in the rear of the actual operationsMore Fritz Kreisler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What impressed me particularly in Vienna was the strict order everywhere. No mob disturbances of any kind, in spite of the greatly increased liberty and relaxation of police regulations.More Fritz Kreisler quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Signs of fatigue soon manifested themselves more and more strongly, and slowly the men dropped out one by one, from sheer exhaustion. No murmur of complaint, however, would be heard.More Fritz Kreisler quotes [08/05/2011 04:08:44]
We started at once to dig our trenches, half of my platoon stepping forward abreast, the men being placed an arm's length apart. After laying their rifles down, barrels pointing to the enemy, a line was drawn behind the row of rifles and parallel to it.More Fritz Kreisler quotes [08/05/2011 04:08:10]

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