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Konrad Lorenz - Quotes

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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. ---->>>

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

We do not take humor seriously enough.

We do not take humor seriously enough.

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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?' 'Goodness,' is the answer. ---->>>

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

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

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. ---->>>

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

Biography

Nationality: Austrian
Born: 11-07, 1903
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Die: 02-27, 1989
Occupation: Scientist
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Konrad Zacharias Lorenz (German pronunciation: [ˈkɔnʁaːt ˈloːʁɛnts]; 7 November 1903 – 27 February 1989) was an Austrian zoologist, ethologist, and ornithologist. He shared the 1973 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Nikolaas Tinbergen and Karl von Frisch. He is often regarded as one of the founders of modern ethology, the study of animal behaviour (wikipedia)