My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.
Quote by Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka Quotes
Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of...
Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
Leopards break into the temple and drink the sacrificial chalices dry; this occurs repeatedly, again...
Dread of night. Dread of not-night.
Writers speak stench.
This inescapable duty to observe oneself: if someone else is observing me, naturally I have...
I do not read advertisements. I would spend all of my time wanting things.
One tells as few lies as possible only by telling as few lies as possible,...
Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
The thornbush is the old obstacle in the road. It must catch fire if you...
One must not cheat anyone, not even the world of its victory.
If there is a transmigration of souls then I am not yet on the bottom...
Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.
Writing is a sweet, wonderful reward
I can prove at any time that my education tried to make another person out...
The mediation by the serpent was necessary. Evil can seduce man, but cannot become man.
Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one...
A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
The spirit becomes free only when it ceases to be a support.