"Religion and political expediency go beautifully hand in hand."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Friedrich Durrenmatt on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Friedrich Durrenmatt on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Albert Camus
"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."