Only the freedom of mind can prevent the state from becoming totalitarian and from issuing totalitarian demands.
Quote by Friedrich Durrenmatt
Friedrich Durrenmatt Quotes
In a society which is structured the wrong way, piety has no effect.
Who sows fear, reaps weapons.
A story has been thought through to the end when it has taken the worst...
Today's Communism can survive only if it abandons the myth of an infallible party, if...
Justice is horrible.
Truth is always a delusion.
The worst possible turn can not be programmed. It is caused by coincidence.
The world is bad but not without hope. It is only hopeless when you look...
Everything in the world can be changed, my dear Florestan, but the human being.
The only remedy against hunger is reasonable birth control.
When death has you by the throat, you don't mince words.
It is easy to kill when you don't see your victim.
It is inhuman to continue a war which could easily be ended.
One does not set fire to a world which is already lost.
It is surely easier to confess a murder over a cup of coffee than in...
Today's difference between Russia and the United States is that in Russia everybody takes everybody...
Pretend to be dumb, that's the only way to reach old age.
The art of the cuisine, when fully mastered, is the one human capability of which...
Power is paradoxical.
The evolution of humans can not only be seen as the grand total of their...