If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without climbing it, it would have been permitted.
Quote by Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka Quotes
Let me remind you of the old maxim: people under suspicion are better moving than...
In a certain sense the Good is comfortless.
The indestructible is one: it is each individual human being and, at the same time,...
In the fight between you and the world, back the world.
Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.
Association with human beings lures one into self-observation.
A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.
Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the...
Not everyone can see the truth, but he can be it.
There is nothing besides a spiritual world; what we call the world of the senses...
Heaven is dumb, echoing only the dumb.
So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for...
It is often safer to be in chains than to be free.
Leopards break into the temple and drink the sacrificial chalices dry; this occurs repeatedly, again...
Books are a narcotic
My fear is my substance, and probably the best part of me.
My peers, lately, have found companionship through means of intoxication - it makes them sociable....
Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one...
One tells as few lies as possible only by telling as few lies as possible,...