War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse…
Quote by Karl Kraus
Stupidity gets up early; that is why events are accustomed to happening in the morning.
Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave
My unconscious knows more about the consciousness of the psychologist than his consciousness knows about...
A man's eroticism is a woman's sexuality.
The mission of the press is to spread culture while destroying the attention span.
I had a terrible vision: I saw an encyclopedia walk up to a polymath and...
Progress, under whose feet the grass mourns and the forest turns into paper from which...
Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid
Culture is the tacit agreement to let the means of subsistence disappear behind the purpose...
An idea's birth is legitimate if one has the feeling that one is catching oneself...
The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them...
The mission of the press is to spread culture while destroying the attention span
Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves.
Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden
A fine world in which man reproaches woman with fulfilling his heart's desire!
You would be surprised how hard it often is to translate an action into thought.
Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life.
Someone who can write aphorisms should not fritter away his time in essays.
Justice is a whore that won't let herself be stiffed, and collects the wages of...
Sex education is legitimate in that girls cannot be taught soon enough how children don't...