"The world is bad but not without hope. It is only hopeless when you look at it from an ideal viewpoint."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Dalai Lama
"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."