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Max Frisch Quotes

A man with convictions finds an answer for everything. Convictions are the best form of protection against the living truth.

Dignity: the doomed man's final refuge.

Either marriage is a destiny, I believe, or there is no sense in it at all, it's a piece of humbug.

I don't believe in providence and fate, as a technologist I am used to reckoning with the formulae of probability.

I have no words for my reality.

I live, like every real man, in my work.

If anyone has a conscience it's generally a guilty one.

It is only the consciousness of a nonexistence which allows us to realize for moments that we are living.

It's precisely the disappointing stories, which have no proper ending and therefore no proper meaning, that sound true to life.

Jealousy is the fear of comparison.

My greatest fear: repetition.

Nothing is harder than to accept oneself.

Strictly speaking, every citizen above a certain level of income is guilty of some offense.

Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.

Technology... the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.

The difference between an author and a horse is that the horse doesn't understand the horse dealer's language.

There are all sorts of ways of murdering a person or at least his soul, and that's something no police in the world can spot.

There is no art without Eros.

Time does not change us. It just unfolds us.

When you say a friend has a sense of humor do you mean that he makes you laugh, or that he can make you laugh?