One of the first signs of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
Quote by Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka Quotes
Leopards break into the temple and drink the sacrificial chalices dry; this occurs repeatedly, again...
Dread of night. Dread of not-night.
One must not cheat anyone, not even the world of its victory.
How pathetically scanty my self-knowledge is compared with, say, my knowledge of my room. There...
I do not read advertisements. I would spend all of my time wanting things.
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without climbing it, it...
Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of...
Heaven is dumb, echoing only the dumb.
Hiding places there are innumerable, escape is only one, but possibilities of escape, again, are...
The Bible is a sanctum; the world, sputum.
The spirit becomes free only when it ceases to be a support.
May I kiss you then? On this miserable paper? I might as well open the...
Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one...
I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.
Who has the gift to recognize beauty, will not live long
The thornbush is the old obstacle in the road. It must catch fire if you...
In the fight between you and the world, back the world.
The decisive moment in human evolution is perpetual. That is why the revolutionary spiritual movements...
Let me remind you of the old maxim: people under suspicion are better moving than...