"It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Freeman Dyson on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Freeman Dyson on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Freeman Dyson on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Freeman Dyson on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Freeman Dyson on Henry Ward Beecher
"We have no reason to think that climate change is harmful if you look at the world as a whole. Most places, in fact, are better off being warmer than being colder. And historically, the really bad times for the environment and for people have been the cold periods rather than the warm periods."
"A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few original ideas as possible. There are no prima donnas in engineering."
"It's better to get mugged than to live a life of fear."
"I have the freedom to do what I want... bright people to talk to every day."
"The purpose of thinking about the future is not to predict it but to raise people's hopes."