Friedrich Dürrenmatt

(1921-1990 / Konolfingen)

Friedrich Dürrenmatt Quotes

  • ''Emotions have no place in business, unless you do business with them.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Meteor, act II (1966).
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  • ''There is a moment when nothing can be wiped out and left behind any more, when there is only reality—and reality is horrifying.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Play Strindberg, 7th round (1969).
  • ''For a person who is dying only eternity counts.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Play Strindberg, 7th round (1969).
  • ''For a person who is dying only eternity counts.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Play Strindberg, 7th round (1969).
  • ''There is a moment when nothing can be wiped out and left behind any more, when there is only reality—and reality is horrifying.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Play Strindberg, 7th round (1969).
  • ''There are thoughts we must not think.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Portrait of a Planet (1971). Regarding the nuclear annihilation of humanity.
  • ''There are thoughts we must not think.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Portrait of a Planet (1971). Regarding the nuclear annihilation of humanity.
  • ''The only remedy against hunger is reasonable birth control.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Portrait of a Planet (1971).
  • ''The only remedy against hunger is reasonable birth control.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Portrait of a Planet (1971).
  • ''The savages don't have atom bombs.''
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). Portrait of a Planet (1971).

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