The mediation by the serpent was necessary. Evil can seduce man, but cannot become man.
Quote by Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka Quotes
Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the...
Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.
...the books we need are the kind that act upon us like a misfortune, that...
Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.
One advantage in keeping a diary is that you become aware with reassuring clarity of...
Writing is a sweet, wonderful reward
One must not cheat anybody, not even the world of one's triumph.
A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.
Isnt it obvious that a person would leave from where he is hated so much?...
We are separated from God on two sides; the Fall separates us from Him, the...
The fact that our task is exactly commensurate with our life gives it the appearance...
One tells as few lies as possible only by telling as few lies as possible,...
No sooner said than done - so acts your man of worth.
A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
Sensual love deceives one as to the nature of heavenly love; it could not do...
Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
There is nothing besides a spiritual world; what we call the world of the senses...
Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of...
Association with human beings lures one into self-observation.
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?