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Konrad Lorenz Quotes and Sayings
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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

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

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

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

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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

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


 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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 PHOTO

It is good to have an end to journey towards;
but it is the journey that matters in the end.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Self-care is critical to having a strong inner foundation.
Taking good care of YOU means the people in your life
will receive the best of you rather than what is left of you.
- Lorraine Cohen

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If the problem can be solved,
there is no use worrying about it.
If it can't be solved,
worrying will do no good.
- Tibetan proverb

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

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

A sense of humor... is needed armor.
Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips
is a sign that the person down deep
has a pretty good grasp of life.
- Hugh Sidey

By having a reverence for life,
we enter into a spiritual relation with the world.
By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

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

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

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

It all comes to this:
the simplest way to be happy is to do good.
- Helen Keller

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

It is always a good day to be grateful for all of life -
grateful for large blessings and small.
Especially to be grateful for the symbolic blessings -
the rainbows and butterflies that come into our lives
when we least expect and most need them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive.
He who is devoid of the power to forgive
is devoid of the power to love.
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.

If you have a particular faith or religion,
that is good. But you can survive without it.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Aim above morality.
Be not simply good,
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals,
because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out.
Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

As you discover your daily good,
and believe in it, and think about it,
expect it to continue.
- Ernest Holmes

Merely to avoid harming others is not enough.
Earn your place in this world by doing good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Winston Churchill

There is a power for good in the universe
greater than you are and you can use it.
- Ernest Holmes

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 true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

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

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

Good Endings precede Good Beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be not merely good; be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

"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

I am not interested in power for power's sake,
but I'm interested in power that is moral,
that is right and that is good.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

About morals: I know only that
what is moral is what you feel good after
and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.
- Ernest Hemingway

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Why live?
Adding one to my count of days, or postponing
a feared death by another day do not inspire me.
I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new, meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who wants to do good knocks at the gate:
he who loves finds the door open.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor
to be what you desire to appear.
- Socrates

I expect to pass through this world but once.
Any good therefore that I can do,
or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature,
let me do it now.
Let me not defer or neglect it,
for I shall not pass this way again.
- William Penn

I do not concern myself with gods and spirits
either good or evil, nor do I serve any.
- Lao Tzu

Not life, but good life,
is to be chiefly valued.
- Socrates


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