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Famous Karl Kraus Quotations

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Quote Left Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life. Quote Right
Quote Left Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves. Quote Right
Quote Left It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new. Quote Right
Quote Left The world is a prison in which solitary confinement is preferable. Quote Right
Quote Left The immorality of men triumphs over the amorality of women. Quote Right
Quote Left A comprehensive education is a well-stocked pharmacy: but we have no assurance that potassium cyanide will not be administered for a head cold... Quote Right
Quote Left Chastity always takes its toll. In some it produces pimples; in others, sex laws. Quote Right
Quote Left Life is an effort that deserves a better cause. Quote Right
Quote Left Nationalism is the love which ties me to the blockheads of my country, to the insultors of my way of life, and to the desecrators of my language. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards. Quote Right
Quote Left Sexual enlightenment is justified insofar as girls cannot learn too soon how children do not come into the world. Quote Right
Quote Left Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust. Quote Right
Quote Left What the teachers digest, the pupils eat. Quote Right
Quote Left A philistine is habitually bored and looks for things that won't bore him. An artist finds things boring, but is never bored. Quote Right
Quote Left Artists have a right to be modest and a duty to be vain. Quote Right
Quote Left Only he is an artist who can make a riddle out of a solution. Quote Right
Quote Left You don't even live once. Quote Right
Quote Left Psychoanalysis is that mental illnes for which it regards itself a therapy. Quote Right
Quote Left He who does without the praise of the crowd will not deny himself an opportunity to be his own adherent. Quote Right
Quote Left Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the d... Quote Right
Quote Left Where do I find the time for not reading so many books? Quote Right
Quote Left The making of a journalist: no ideas and the ability to express them. Quote Right
Quote Left How is the world ruled and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists and then believe what they read. Quote Right
Quote Left A school without grades must have been concocted by someone who was drunk on non-alcoholic wine. Quote Right
Quote Left He who sleeps half a day has won half a life. Quote Right
Quote Left Psychoanalysts are father confessors who like to listen to the sins of the father as well. Quote Right
Quote Left Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess. Quote Right
Quote Left Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid. Quote Right
Quote Left I can say with pride that I have spent days and nights not reading anything, and that with unflagging energy I use every moment to acquire gra... Quote Right
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