Fritz Kreisler

Fritz Kreisler

Austrian violinist and composer.
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]
One gets into a strange psychological, almost hypnotic, state of mind while on the firing line which probably prevents the mind's eye from observing and noticing things in a normal way.More Fritz Kreisler quotes [08/05/2011 04:08:36]
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 [08/05/2011 04:08:17]
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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Suddenly, at about ten o'clock, a dull thud sounded somewhere far away from us, and simultaneously we saw a small white round cloud about half a mile ahead of us where the shrapnel had exploded. The battle had begun.More Fritz Kreisler quotes [08/05/2011 04:08:50]

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