"We do not consider patriotism desirable if it contradicts civilized behavior."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Albert Einstein
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty."Friedrich Durrenmatt on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."Friedrich Durrenmatt on Mark Twain
"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."Friedrich Durrenmatt on John F. Kennedy
"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."