Freeman Dyson Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Freeman Dyson quotes, Freeman Dyson sayings, and Freeman Dyson proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences. Freeman Dyson
I don't think of myself predicting things. I'm expressing possibilities. Things that could happen. To a large extent it's a question of how badly people want them to. Freeman Dyson
Aviation is the branch of engineering that is least forgiving of mistakes. Freeman Dyson
A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few original ideas as possible. There are no prima donnas in engineering. Freeman Dyson
So long as you have courage and a sense of humor, it is never too late to start life afresh. Freeman Dyson
Nothing is boring if you look at carefully. Freeman Dyson
Biology is now bigger than physics, as measured by the size of budgets, by the size of the workforce, or by the output of major discoveries, and biology is likely to remain the biggest part of science through the twenty-first century. Freeman Dyson
The idea that global warming is the most important problem facing the world is total nonsense and is doing a lot of harm. Freeman Dyson
Sanity is, in essence, nothing more than the ability to live in harmony with nature's laws. Freeman Dyson
Climate change is part of the normal order of things, and we know it was happening before humans came. Freeman Dyson
Climate change is part of the normal order of things, and we know it was happening before humans came. Freeman Dyson
It is not surprising that honest and well-informed experts can disagree about facts. But beyond the disagreement about facts, there is another deeper disagreement about values. Freeman Dyson
I see a bright future for the biotechnology industry when it follows the path of the computer industry, the path that von Neumann failed to foresee, becoming small and domesticated rather than big and centralized. Freeman Dyson
We are moving rapidly into the post-Darwinian era, when species other than our own will no longer exist, and the rules of Open Source sharing will be extended from the exchange of software to the exchange of genes. Freeman Dyson
Just because you see pictures of glaciers falling into the ocean doesn't mean anything bad is happening. This is something that happens all the time. It's part of the natural cycle of things. We know from measurements that glaciers have been melting for 200 years at least. Freeman Dyson
For a physicist, mathematics is not just a tool by means of which phenomena can be calculated, it is the main source of concepts and principles by means of which new theories can be created. Freeman Dyson