...the books we need are the kind that act upon us like a misfortune, that make us suffer like the death of a person we love more than ourselves, that make us feel as though we were on the verge…
Quote by Franz Kafka
Always first draw fresh breath after outbursts of vanity and complacency.
Dread of night. Dread of not-night.
Evil is whatever distracts.
Who has the gift to recognize beauty, will not live long
Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.
I do not read advertisements. I would spend all of my time wanting things.
Isn't it only natural to leave a place where one is so bitterly hated?...The heroism...
We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but...
Suffering is the positive element in this world, indeed it is the only link between...
The Bible is a sanctum; the world, sputum.
A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us.
If there is a transmigration of souls then I am not yet on the bottom...
Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.
Don Quixote's misfortune is not his imagination, but Sancho Panza.
In the fight between you and the world, back the world.
Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.
Woman, or more precisely put, perhaps, marriage, is the representative of life with which you...
I do not read advertisements - I would spend all my time wanting things
Tyranny or slavery, born of selfishness, are the two educational methods of parents; all gradations...
Heaven is dumb, echoing only the dumb.