Someone who can write aphorisms should not fritter away his time in essays.
Quote by Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus Quotes
Feminine passion is to masculine as an epic is to an epigram.
He who does without the praise of the crowd will not deny himself an opportunity...
The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them...
Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave
Jealousy is a dog's bark which attracts thieves
Virginity is the ideal of those who want to deflower.
How is the world ruled and led to war? Diplomats lie to journalists and believe...
Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden
Justice is a whore that won't let herself be stiffed, and collects the wages of...
Psychoanalysis is that mental illness for which it regards itself as therapy.
A man's eroticism is a woman's sexuality.
Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the...
Christian morality prefers remorse to precede lust, and then lust not to follow.
An idea's birth is legitimate if one has the feeling that one is catching oneself...
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation...
Democracy divides people into workers and loafers. It makes no provision for those who have...
You would be surprised how hard it often is to translate an action into thought.
It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old...
Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves.
A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer.