Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden.
Quote by Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus Quotes
Intercourse with a woman is sometimes a satisfactory substitute for masturbation. But it takes a...
Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves.
Scandal begins when the police put a stop to it.
Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life.
Feminine passion is to masculine as an epic is to an epigram.
No ideas and the ability to express them - that's a journalist
He who does without the praise of the crowd will not deny himself an opportunity...
I had a terrible vision: I saw an encyclopedia walk up to a polymath and...
My unconscious knows more about the consciousness of the psychologist than his consciousness knows about...
Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom.
You would be surprised how hard it often is to translate an action into thought.
When a man is treated like a beast, he says, 'After all, I'm human.' When...
The sound principle of a topsy-turvy lifestyle in the framework of an upside-down world order...
Virginity is the ideal of those who want to deflower.
Justice is a whore that won't let herself be stiffed, and collects the wages of...
A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short...
Sexuality poorly repressed unsettles some families; well repressed, it unsettles the whole world.
Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis.
Jealousy is a dog's bark which attracts thieves.
Someone who can write aphorisms should not fritter away his time in essays.