My peers, lately, have found companionship through means of intoxication - it makes them sociable. I, however, cannot force myself to use drugs to cheat on my loneliness - it is all that I have - and when the drugs…
Quote by Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka Quotes
In the fight between you and the world, back the world.
Books are a narcotic
Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of...
Don Quixote's misfortune is not his imagination, but Sancho Panza.
The relationship to one's fellow man is the relationship of prayer, the relationship to oneself...
My fear is my substance, and probably the best part of me.
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the...
How pathetically scanty my self-knowledge is compared with, say, my knowledge of my room. There...
Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.
The thornbush is the old obstacle in the road. It must catch fire if you...
Dread of night. Dread of not-night.
...the books we need are the kind that act upon us like a misfortune, that...
Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one...
One of the first signs of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.
Not everyone can see the truth, but he can be it.
Sensual love deceives one as to the nature of heavenly love; it could not do...
One advantage in keeping a diary is that you become aware with reassuring clarity of...
Religions get lost as people do.