In a certain sense the Good is comfortless.
Quote by Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka Quotes
It is often safer to be in chains than to be free.
A stair not worn hollow by footsteps is, regarded from its own point of view,...
We are separated from God on two sides; the Fall separates us from Him, the...
Tyranny or slavery, born of selfishness, are the two educational methods of parents; all gradations...
...the books we need are the kind that act upon us like a misfortune, that...
A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us.
If there is a transmigration of souls then I am not yet on the bottom...
The thornbush is the old obstacle in the road. It must catch fire if you...
Heaven is dumb, echoing only the dumb.
Test yourself on mankind. It is something that makes the doubter doubt, the believer believe.
Suffering is the positive element in this world, indeed it is the only link between...
In argument similes are like songs in love; they describe much, but prove nothing.
Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of...
In the struggle between yourself and the world second the world.
There are only two things. Truth and lies. Truth is indivisible, hence it cannot recognize...
Books are a narcotic.
My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.
One of the first signs of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
The indestructible is one: it is each individual human being and, at the same time,...
Always first draw fresh breath after outbursts of vanity and complacency.