Karl Kraus Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches



Karl Kraus Quotes and Sayings

Karl Kraus Quotes, Quotations, Sayings, Remarks and Thoughts
Name:
Karl Kraus (random)
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Karl Kraus Books & Videos
Type:
Writer
Nationality:
Austrian
Birth Date / Year:
April 28, 1874
Death Date / Year:
June 12, 1936
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    A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    A fine world in which man reproaches woman with fulfilling his heart's desire! Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    An idea's birth is legitimate if one has the feeling that one is catching oneself plagiarizing oneself. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Children play soldier. That makes sense. But why do soldiers play children? Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Christian morality prefers remorse to precede lust, and then lust not to follow. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Culture is the tacit agreement to let the means of subsistence disappear behind the purpose of existence. Civilization is the subordination of the latter to the former. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Curses on the law! Most of my fellow citizens are the sorry consequences of uncommitted abortions. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Democracy divides people into workers and loafers. It makes no provision for those who have no time to work. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Feminine passion is to masculine as an epic is to an epigram. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    He who does without the praise of the crowd will not deny himself an opportunity to be his own adherent. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    How is the world ruled and led to war? Diplomats lie to journalists and believe these lies when they see them in print. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    I am already so popular that anyone who vilifies me becomes more popular than I am. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    I and life: The case was settled chivalrously. The opponents parted without having made up. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    I and my public understand each other very well: it does not hear what I say, and I don't say what it wants to hear. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    I don't like to meddle in my private affairs. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    I had a terrible vision: I saw an encyclopedia walk up to a polymath and open him up. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    It is better not to express what one means than to express what one does not mean. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Jealousy is a dog's bark which attracts thieves. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer whose skill is improved by a deadline: the more time he has, the worse he writes. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Journalists write because they have nothing to say, and have something to say because they write. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Justice is a whore that won't let herself be stiffed, and collects the wages of shame even from the poor. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    My unconscious knows more about the consciousness of the psychologist than his consciousness knows about my unconscious. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    No ideas and the ability to express them - that's a journalist. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Psychoanalysis is that mental illness for which it regards itself as therapy. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Scandal begins when the police put a stop to it. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Sex education is legitimate in that girls cannot be taught soon enough how children don't come into the world. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Sexuality poorly repressed unsettles some families; well repressed, it unsettles the whole world. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Someone who can write aphorisms should not fritter away his time in essays. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Stupidity is an elemental force for which no earthquake is a match. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    The closer the look one takes at a word, the greater distance from which it looks back. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    The mission of the press is to spread culture while destroying the attention span. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    The sound principle of a topsy-turvy lifestyle in the framework of an upside-down world order has stood every test. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them with quotations from Kant. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    There are people who can never forgive a beggar for their not having given him anything. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    There is no more unfortunate creature under the sun than a fetishist who yearns for a woman's shoe and has to settle for the whole woman. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    To me all men are equal: there are jackasses everywhere, and I have the same contempt for them all. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    Virginity is the ideal of those who want to deflower. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    When a man is treated like a beast, he says, 'After all, I'm human.' When he behaves like a beast, he says 'After all, I'm only human.' Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF
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    You would be surprised how hard it often is to translate an action into thought. Karl Kraus | Refcard PDF

 

  

  

 

  

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