The closer the look one takes at a word, the greater distance from which it looks back.
Quote by Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus Quotes
Scandal begins when the police put a stop to it.
Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid
I am already so popular that anyone who vilifies me becomes more popular than I...
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel...
An idea's birth is legitimate if one has the feeling that one is catching oneself...
When a man is treated like a beast, he says, 'After all, I'm human.' When...
I and life: The case was settled chivalrously. The opponents parted without having made up.
You would be surprised how hard it often is to translate an action into thought.
A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful.
If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with...
The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them...
There is no more unfortunate creature under the sun than a fetishist who yearns for...
No ideas and the ability to express them - that's a journalist.
The mission of the press is to spread culture while destroying the attention span.
Virginity is the ideal of those who want to deflower.
Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the...
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation...
Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves
Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while...