So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.
Quote by Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka Quotes
Heaven is dumb, echoing only the dumb.
Suffering is the positive element in this world, indeed it is the only link between...
Books are a narcotic
The thornbush is the old obstacle in the road. It must catch fire if you...
The meaning of life is that it stops.
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
...the books we need are the kind that act upon us like a misfortune, that...
One advantage in keeping a diary is that you become aware with reassuring clarity of...
A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.
The fact that our task is exactly commensurate with our life gives it the appearance...
From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the...
A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us.
It is often safer to be in chains than to be free.
Leopards break into the temple and drink the sacrificial chalices dry; this occurs repeatedly, again...
God gives the nuts, but he does not crack them.
I do not read advertisements - I would spend all my time wanting things
If there is a transmigration of souls then I am not yet on the bottom...
You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen....
How pathetically scanty my self-knowledge is compared with, say, my knowledge of my room. There...
Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.