A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
Quote by Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka Quotes
We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but...
Writers speak stench.
The decisive moment in human evolution is perpetual. That is why the revolutionary spiritual movements...
Hiding places there are innumerable, escape is only one, but possibilities of escape, again, are...
Writing is a sweet, wonderful reward
Leopards break into the temple and drink the sacrificial chalices dry; this occurs repeatedly, again...
I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
One must not cheat anyone, not even the world of its victory.
Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without climbing it, it...
My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.
The Bible is a sanctum; the world, sputum.
In theory there is a possibility of perfect happiness: To believe in the indestructible element...
It is often safer to be in chains than to be free.
There are only two things. Truth and lies. Truth is indivisible, hence it cannot recognize...
Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of...
A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.
From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the...
One tells as few lies as possible only by telling as few lies as possible,...