"Our science has become terrible, our research dangerous, our findings deadly. We physicists have to make peace with reality. Reality is not as strong as we are. We will ruin reality."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Before anything else, we need a new age of Enlightenment. Our present political systems must relinquish their claims on truth, justice and freedom and have to replace them with the search for truth, justice, freedom and reason."
"Pretend to be dumb, that's the only way to reach old age."
"Emotions have no place in business, unless you do business with them."
"Revolutions demand enormous sacrifices and, at the same time, create a new need to change the world again."
"News reports don't change the world. Only facts change it, and those have already happened when we get the news."