The mediation by the serpent was necessary. Evil can seduce man, but cannot become man.
Quote by Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka Quotes
Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
One must not cheat anyone, not even the world of its victory.
Dread of night. Dread of not-night.
Who has the gift to recognize beauty, will not live long
This inescapable duty to observe oneself: if someone else is observing me, naturally I have...
Let me remind you of the old maxim: people under suspicion are better moving than...
Don Quixote's misfortune is not his imagination, but Sancho Panza.
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
Leopards break into the temple and drink the sacrificial chalices dry; this occurs repeatedly, again...
There is nothing besides a spiritual world; what we call the world of the senses...
A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.
Evil is whatever distracts.
One must not cheat anybody, not even the world of one's triumph.
In argument similes are like songs in love; they describe much, but prove nothing.
No sooner said than done - so acts your man of worth.
Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one...
It is only our conception of time that makes us call the Last Judgement by...
I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.
Martyrs do not underrate the body, they allow it to be elevated on the cross....
We all have wings, but they have not been of any avail to us and...