29 Total Quotes

Max Frisch Quotes

Technology... the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.
Max Frisch
#Experience #Swiss Novelist

Technology is a way of organizing the universe so that man doesn't have to experience it
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#Experience

It's precisely the disappointing stories, which have no proper ending and therefore no proper meaning, that sound true to life.
Max Frisch
#Swiss Novelist #Ending

Ever since the young men have owned motorcycles, incest has been dying out.
Max Frisch
#Men

He cannot bear old men's jokes. That is not new. But now he begins to think of them himself.
Max Frisch
#Jokes

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?
Max Frisch
#Humorous #Swiss Novelist

The difference between an author and a horse is that the horse doesn't understand the horse dealer's language.
Max Frisch
#Language #Swiss Novelist

Jealousy is the fear of comparison.
Max Frisch
#Swiss Novelist

My greatest fear: repetition.
Max Frisch
#Swiss Novelist

Technology is a way of organizing the universe so that man doesn't have to experience it.
Max Frisch
#Funny #Quote of the Day

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

Dignity: the doomed man's final refuge.
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#Swiss Novelist

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

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

I have no words for my reality.
Max Frisch
#Swiss Novelist

I live, like every real man, in my work.
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#Swiss Novelist

If anyone has a conscience it's generally a guilty one.
Max Frisch
#Swiss Novelist

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

Nothing is harder than to accept oneself.
Max Frisch
#Swiss Novelist

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

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.
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#Swiss Novelist

There is no art without Eros.
Max Frisch
#Swiss Novelist

Time does not change us. It just unfolds us.
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#Swiss Novelist

You can put anything into words, except your own life.
Max Frisch
#Swiss Novelist