A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us.
Quote by Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka Quotes
In argument similes are like songs in love; they describe much, but prove nothing.
A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
We all have wings, but they have not been of any avail to us and...
...the books we need are the kind that act upon us like a misfortune, that...
One tells as few lies as possible only by telling as few lies as possible,...
Isn't it only natural to leave a place where one is so bitterly hated?...The heroism...
The spirit becomes free only when it ceases to be a support.
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
We are separated from God on two sides; the Fall separates us from Him, the...
Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
You can hold yourself back from the sufferings of the world, that is something you...
Association with human beings lures one into self-observation.
Books are a narcotic
Don't despair, not even over the fact that you don't despair.
Woman, or more precisely put, perhaps, marriage, is the representative of life with which you...
My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.
Heaven is dumb, echoing only the dumb.
In the struggle between yourself and the world second the world.
One must not cheat anyone, not even the world of its victory.
The fact that our task is exactly commensurate with our life gives it the appearance...