Sensual love deceives one as to the nature of heavenly love; it could not do so alone, but since it unconsciously has the element of heavenly love within it, it can do so.
Quote by Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka Quotes
Isn't it only natural to leave a place where one is so bitterly hated?...The heroism...
Religions get lost as people do.
Martyrs do not underrate the body, they allow it to be elevated on the cross....
Association with human beings lures one into self-observation.
Woman, or more precisely put, perhaps, marriage, is the representative of life with which you...
Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.
We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but...
The mediation by the serpent was necessary. Evil can seduce man, but cannot become man.
This inescapable duty to observe oneself: if someone else is observing me, naturally I have...
Hesitation before birth. If there is a transmigration of souls then I am not yet...
So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for...
God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them.
Heaven is dumb, echoing only the dumb.
It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen....
We are separated from God on two sides; the Fall separates us from Him, the...
One must not cheat anybody, not even the world of one's triumph.
It is comforting to reflect that the disproportion of things in the world seems to...
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
Evil is whatever distracts.
No sooner said than done - so acts your man of worth.