Karl Kraus

Found 13 results for Karl Kraus

A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.

Chastity always takes its toll. In some it produces pimples; in others, sex laws.

Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess.

How is the world ruled and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists and then believe what they read.

Life is an effort that deserves a better cause.

Psychoanalysis is that mental illnes for which it regards itself a therapy.

Psychoanalysts are father confessors who like to listen to the sins of the father as well.

Sexual enlightenment is justified insofar as girls cannot learn too soon how children do not come into the world.

Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid.

The making of a journalist: no ideas and the ability to express them.

The world is a prison in which solitary confinement is preferable.

What torture, this life in society! Often someone is obliging enough to offer me a light, and in order to oblige him I have to fish a cigarette out of my pocket.

Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?