Friedrich Durrenmatt Quotes (64 quotes)
“A major power can afford a military debacle only when it looks like a political victory.”
Portrait of a Planet (1971)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsFriedrich Durrenmatt
Born: January 5, 1921
Died: December 14, 1990 (aged 69)
Occupation: Author, playwright, novelist
Bio: Friedrich Dürrenmatt (German pronunciation: was a Swiss author and dramatist. He was a proponent of epic theatre whose plays reflected the recent experiences of World War II. The politically active author's work included avant-garde dramas, philosophically deep crime novels, and often macabre satire. Dürrenmatt was a member of the Gruppe Olten.
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“Water to water, ark again to ark, From woman back to woman: So each new victim treads unfalteringly The never altered circuit of his fate, Bringing twelve peers as witness Both to this starry rise and starry fall.”