I had a terrible vision: I saw an encyclopedia walk up to a polymath and open him up.
Quote by Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus Quotes
No ideas and the ability to express them - that's a journalist
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel...
Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves.
To me all men are equal: there are jackasses everywhere, and I have the same...
When a man is treated like a beast, he says, 'After all, I'm human.' When...
Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom.
Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid
A fine world in which man reproaches woman with fulfilling his heart's desire!
A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful.
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation...
Psychoanalysis is that mental illness for which it regards itself as therapy.
The closer the look one takes at a word, the greater distance from which it...
Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden
Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis.
Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the...
Stupidity is an elemental force for which no earthquake is a match.
A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer.
There is no more unfortunate creature under the sun than a fetishist who yearns for...
I and my public understand each other very well: it does not hear what I...
An idea's birth is legitimate if one has the feeling that one is catching oneself...