We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but also because we have not yet eaten of the Tree of Life. The state in which we are is sinful, irrespective of guilt.
Quote by Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka Quotes
There are only two things. Truth and lies. Truth is indivisible, hence it cannot recognize...
The thornbush is the old obstacle in the road. It must catch fire if you...
It is often safer to be in chains than to be free.
One advantage in keeping a diary is that you become aware with reassuring clarity of...
It is comforting to reflect that the disproportion of things in the world seems to...
Always first draw fresh breath after outbursts of vanity and complacency.
In argument similes are like songs in love; they describe much, but prove nothing.
You can hold yourself back from the sufferings of the world, that is something you...
Test yourself on mankind. It is something that makes the doubter doubt, the believer believe.
Dread of night. Dread of not-night.
Woman, or more precisely put, perhaps, marriage, is the representative of life with which you...
In the fight between you and the world, back the world.
Who has the gift to recognize beauty, will not live long
The fact that our task is exactly commensurate with our life gives it the appearance...
Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.
My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.
Not everyone can see the truth, but he can be it.
Believing in progress does not mean believing that any progress has yet been made.
The relationship to one's fellow man is the relationship of prayer, the relationship to oneself...
Suffering is the positive element in this world, indeed it is the only link between...