Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave.
Quote by Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus Quotes
The world has become uglier since it began to look into a mirror every day;...
Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear.
Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden.
Psychoanalysis is that mental illness for which it regards itself as therapy.
The mission of the press is to spread culture while destroying the attention span
The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them...
To me all men are equal: there are jackasses everywhere, and I have the same...
A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer.
It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old...
When a man is treated like a beast, he says, 'After all, I'm human.' When...
A man's eroticism is a woman's sexuality.
Curses on the law! Most of my fellow citizens are the sorry consequences of uncommitted...
Democracy divides people into workers and loafers. It makes no provision for those who have...
Culture is the tacit agreement to let the means of subsistence disappear behind the purpose...
Someone who can write aphorisms should not fritter away his time in essays.
An idea's birth is legitimate if one has the feeling that one is catching oneself...
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation...
Jealousy is a dog's bark which attracts thieves
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
Don't hold grudges; it's pointless. Jealousy too is a non-cathartic, negative emotion.