The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them with quotations from Kant.
Quote by Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus Quotes
Journalists write because they have nothing to say, and have something to say because they...
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.
It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old...
There are people who can never forgive a beggar for their not having given him...
Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave.
You would be surprised how hard it often is to translate an action into thought.
Feminine passion is to masculine as an epic is to an epigram
Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden
Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid
Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer...
Progress celebrates victories over nature. Progress makes purses out of human skin. When people were...
Stupidity gets up early; that is why events are accustomed to happening in the morning.
The closer the look one takes at a word, the greater distance from which it...
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...
I don't like to meddle in my private affairs.
Curses on the law! Most of my fellow citizens are the sorry consequences of uncommitted...
Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom.
A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short...