Friedrich Dürrenmatt

(1921-1990 / Konolfingen)

Friedrich Dürrenmatt Quotes

  • ''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.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist, and trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). The Physicists, act II (1962). On nuclear physics.
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  • ''The worst possible turn can not be programmed. It is caused by coincidence.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). The Physicists, 21 points to The Physicists (1962).
  • ''The problems of all of humanity can only be solved by all of humanity.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). The Physicists, 21 points to The Physicists (1962).
  • ''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.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). The Physicists, act II (1962). On nuclear physics.
  • ''A story has been thought through to the end when it has taken the worst possible turn.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist, and trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). The Physicists, 21 points to The Physicists (1962).
  • ''There are risks which are not acceptable: the destruction of humanity is one of them.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist, and trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). The Physicists, act II (1962).
  • ''Nothing that has been thought can ever be taken back.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist, and trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). The Physicists, act II (1962).
  • ''Nothing that has been thought can ever be taken back.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). The Physicists, act II (1962).
  • ''There are risks which are not acceptable: the destruction of humanity is one of them.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). The Physicists, act II (1962).
  • ''You can't take back an act you were able to think.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). The Vega Expedition (1969).

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