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Konrad Lorenz Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Konrad Lorenz

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It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist
to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast.
It keeps him young.
- Konrad Lorenz

Related topics: Science

I have found the missing link between the higher ape and civilized man;
it is we.
- Konrad Lorenz

Barking dogs occasionally bite, but laughing men hardly ever shoot.
- Konrad Lorenz

I believe that present day civilized man suffers from
insufficient discharge of his aggressive drive.
- Konrad Lorenz

 

Truth in science can be defined as the working hypothesis
best suited to open the way to the next better one.
- Konrad Lorenz

Evil, by definition, is that which endangers the good,
and the good is what we perceive as a value.
- Konrad Lorenz

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.
- Konrad Lorenz

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We had better dispense with the personification of evil,
because it leads, all too easily, to the most dangerous kind of war:
religious war.
- Konrad Lorenz

The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties
of this earth will ever be.
- Konrad Lorenz

Most of the vices and mortal sins condemned today correspond
to inclinations that were purely adaptive or at least
harmless in primitive man.
- Konrad Lorenz

We do not take humor seriously enough.
- Konrad Lorenz

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 specialist knows more and more about less and less
and finally knows everything about nothing.
- Konrad Lorenz

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe PHOTO

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein PHOTO

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke PHOTO

Regrets are the tears of good deeds left undone
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer PHOTO

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson PHOTO

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill PHOTO

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb PHOTO

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The man who can't dance thinks the band is no good.
- Polish Proverb

Regret is an appalling waste of energy,
you can't build on it - it's only good for wallowing in.
- Katherine Mansfield

A bad peace is better than a good war.
- Yiddish Proverb

Play to win, but be a good loser.
Have a plan for your life,
but accept whatever comes your way
with grace and gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Good manners sometimes means simply
putting up with other people's bad manners.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Relax. Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Good for who? Good for what?
There is no absolute "good."
"Good" is simply one person's preference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I find that he is happiest
of whom the world says least, good or bad.
- Thomas Jefferson

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

I used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I look only to the good qualities of men.
Not being faultless myself,
I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Good judgement comes from experience.
Experience comes from bad judgement.
- Jim Horning

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
Balance good, karate good. Everything good.
Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker.
A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
- The Buddha

However many holy words you read, however many you speak,
what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
- The Buddha

There is some good in the worst of us
and some evil in the best of us.
When we discover this,
we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is nothing either good or bad,
but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

The world moves, and ideas that were
once good are not always good.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

In the arena of human life,
the honors and rewards fall to those
who show their good qualities in action.
- Aristotle

An ounce of conscious choice is worth a pound of good fortune.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Experience life in all possible ways -
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter.
Experience all the dualities.
Don't be afraid of experience,
because the more experience you have,
the more mature you become.
- Osho

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The bad news is time flies.
The good news is you're the pilot.
- Michael Althsuler

If I am not for myself,
who will be for me?
Yet if I am for myself alone,
of what good am I?
- Hillel

A good head and a good heart
are always a formidable combination.
- Nelson Mandela

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Guilt says I've done something wrong;
... shame says there is something wrong with me.
Guilt says I've made a mistake;
... shame says I am a mistake.
Guilt says what did was not good;
... shame says I am no good.
- John Bradshaw

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it.
It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.
- Grace Hopper

When I do good, I feel good.
When I do bad, I feel bad.
That's my religion.
- Abraham Lincoln

If being good isn't working - try being outrageous.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

If an opinion contrary to your own makes you angry,
that is a sign that you are subconsciously aware
of having no good reason for thinking as you do.
- Bertrand Russell


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