Best Quotes by Konrad Lorenz (Top 10)

  1. The bond with a true dog is as lasting as the ties of this earth will ever be.
  2. There is no faith which has never yet been broken, except that of a truly faithful dog
  3. Philosophers are people who know less and less about more and more, until they know nothing about everything. Scientists are people who know more and more about less and less, until they know everything about nothing.
  4. The truth about an animal is far more exciting and altogether more beautiful than all the myths woven about it.
  5. It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young.
  6. A man sufficiently gifted with humor is in small danger of succumbing to flattering delusions about himself, because he cannot help perceiving what a pompous ass he would become if he did.
  7. Truth in science can be defined as the working hypothesis best suited to open the way to the next better one.
  8. Barking dogs occasionally bite, but laughing men hardly ever shoot.
  9. I have found the missing link between the higher ape and civilized man; it is we.
  10. 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.