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
Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life.
Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the...
Progress celebrates victories over nature. Progress makes purses out of human skin. When people were...
The closer the look one takes at a word, the greater distance from which it...
Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis.
Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves.
Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves
A man's eroticism is a woman's sexuality.
Sex education is legitimate in that girls cannot be taught soon enough how children don't...
Hate must make a man productive. Otherwise one might as well love
Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave
Psychoanalysis is that mental illness for which it regards itself as therapy.
I and life: The case was settled chivalrously. The opponents parted without having made up.
Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom;...
The world has become uglier since it began to look into a mirror every day;...
A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful.
Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer...
The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them...
How is the world ruled and led to war? Diplomats lie to journalists and believe...
Journalists write because they have nothing to say, and have something to say because they...