You can hold yourself back from the sufferings of the world, that is something you are free to do and it accords with your nature, but perhaps this very holding back is the one suffering you could avoid.
Quote by Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka Quotes
Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the...
The mediation by the serpent was necessary. Evil can seduce man, but cannot become man.
A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.
Who has the gift to recognize beauty, will not live long
Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of a new bureaucracy.
One advantage in keeping a diary is that you become aware with reassuring clarity of...
Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
One must not cheat anyone, not even the world of its victory.
Not everyone can see the truth, but he can be it.
No sooner said than done - so acts your man of worth.
My peers, lately, have found companionship through means of intoxication - it makes them sociable....
The thornbush is the old obstacle in the road. It must catch fire if you...
There is nothing besides a spiritual world; what we call the world of the senses...
Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues.
One of the first signs of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.
I do not read advertisements. I would spend all of my time wanting things.
A stair not worn hollow by footsteps is, regarded from its own point of view,...
One tells as few lies as possible only by telling as few lies as possible,...
The fact that our task is exactly commensurate with our life gives it the appearance...