69 Quotations by Karl Kraus
A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
A great deal of learning can be packed into an empty head.
A journalist is stimulated by a deadline: He writes worse when he has time.
A man's eroticism is a woman's sexuality.
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful.
A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer.
Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Chris ...
An aphorism can never be the whole truth; it is either a half-truth or a truth-and-a-half.
Chastity always takes its toll. In some it produces pimples; in others, sex laws.
Children play soldier. That makes sense. But why do soldiers play children?
Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual; the fo ...
Culture is the tacit agreement to let the means of subsistence disappear behind the purpose of exist ...
Democracy divides people into workers and loafers. It makes no provision for those who have no time ...
Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave.
Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life.
Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.
Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess.
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot ex ...
He who sleeps half a day has won half a life.
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