Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden.
Quote by Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus Quotes
It is better not to express what one means than to express what one does...
A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer.
Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess.
I and life: The case was settled chivalrously. The opponents parted without having made up.
I am already so popular that anyone who vilifies me becomes more popular than I...
Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom;...
Progress celebrates victories over nature. Progress makes purses out of human skin. When people were...
I and my public understand each other very well: it does not hear what I...
Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves.
Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear.
To me all men are equal: there are jackasses everywhere, and I have the same...
Sexuality poorly repressed unsettles some families; well repressed, it unsettles the whole world.
Democracy divides people into workers and loafers. It makes no provision for those who have...
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel...
A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful.
You would be surprised how hard it often is to translate an action into thought.
Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave.
The mission of the press is to spread culture while destroying the attention span.
Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid.
An idea's birth is legitimate if one has the feeling that one is catching oneself...