"Unfortunately things are different in climate science because the arguments have become heavily politicised. To say that the dogmas are wrong has become politically incorrect."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Freeman Dyson on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Freeman Dyson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Freeman Dyson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Freeman Dyson on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Freeman Dyson on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."