Find the best quotes by Konrad Lorenz.
We had better dispense with the personification of evil, because it leads, all too easily, to the most dangerous kind of war: religious war.
Most of the vices and mortal sins condemned today correspond to inclinations that were purely adaptive or at least harmless in primitive man.
‘I don’t need brains,’ says the billionaire contemptuously. ‘I’m brainy enough myself!’ The broker cries out in desperation, ‘What, in heaven’s name, do you want?’…
Evil, by definition, is that which endangers the good, and the good is what we perceive as a value.
We do not take humor seriously enough.
The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be.
I believe that present day civilized man suffers from insufficient discharge of his aggressive drive.
Historians will have to face the fact that natural selection determined the evolution of cultures in the same manner as it did that of species.
Truth in science can be defined as the working hypothesis best suited to open the way to the next better one.
I have found the missing link between the higher ape and civilized man; it is we.
Barking dogs occasionally bite, but laughing men hardly ever shoot.
Every man gets a narrower and narrower field of knowledge in which he must be an expert in order to compete with other people. The…
It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young.
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