The closer the look one takes at a word, the greater distance from which it looks back.
Quote by Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus Quotes
Feminine passion is to masculine as an epic is to an epigram.
Hate must make a man productive. Otherwise one might as well love
To me all men are equal: there are jackasses everywhere, and I have the same...
If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with...
The mission of the press is to spread culture while destroying the attention span.
Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom.
He who does without the praise of the crowd will not deny himself an opportunity...
It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old...
Democracy divides people into workers and loafers. It makes no provision for those who have...
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel...
You would be surprised how hard it often is to translate an action into thought.
Jealousy is a dog's bark which attracts thieves
Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden
Stupidity is an elemental force for which no earthquake is a match.
The mission of the press is to spread culture while destroying the attention span
Journalists write because they have nothing to say, and have something to say because they...
Virginity is the ideal of those who want to deflower.
I don't like to meddle in my private affairs.
My unconscious knows more about the consciousness of the psychologist than his consciousness knows about...
Justice is a whore that won't let herself be stiffed, and collects the wages of...