Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life.
Quote by Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus Quotes
Someone who can write aphorisms should not fritter away his time in essays.
The mission of the press is to spread culture while destroying the attention span.
Children play soldier. That makes sense. But why do soldiers play children?
Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid.
When a man is treated like a beast, he says, 'After all, I'm human.' When...
Stupidity is an elemental force for which no earthquake is a match.
Sexuality poorly repressed unsettles some families; well repressed, it unsettles the whole world.
No ideas and the ability to express them - that's a journalist
A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short...
Psychoanalysis is that mental illness for which it regards itself as therapy.
Christian morality prefers remorse to precede lust, and then lust not to follow.
It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old...
Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer...
Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom.
A fine world in which man reproaches woman with fulfilling his heart's desire!
Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis.
I am already so popular that anyone who vilifies me becomes more popular than I...
Democracy divides people into workers and loafers. It makes no provision for those who have...
I had a terrible vision: I saw an encyclopedia walk up to a polymath and...
Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves.