Facts about Karl Kraus

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Karl Kraus was a famous Writer from Austria, who lived between April 28, 1874 and June 12, 1936. He/she became 62 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 47 quotes who is written / told by Karl, under the main topic Experience.

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Famous quotes by Karl Kraus (47)


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"Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust"
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"Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid"
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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"
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"I am already so popular that anyone who vilifies me becomes more popular than I am"
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"Christian morality prefers remorse to precede lust, and then lust not to follow"
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"An idea's birth is legitimate if one has the feeling that one is catching oneself plagiarizing oneself"
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"Someone who can write aphorisms should not fritter away his time in essays"
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"Psychoanalysis is that mental illness for which it regards itself as therapy"
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"Journalists write because they have nothing to say, and have something to say because they write"
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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"
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"I and life: The case was settled chivalrously. The opponents parted without having made up"
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"Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess"
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"Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life"
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"Democracy divides people into workers and loafers. It makes no provision for those who have no time to work"
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"Curses on the law! Most of my fellow citizens are the sorry consequences of uncommitted abortions"
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"A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer"
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"A woman who cannot be ugly is not beautiful"
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"Virginity is the ideal of those who want to deflower"
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"Sex education is legitimate in that girls cannot be taught soon enough how children don't come into the world"
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"I had a terrible vision: I saw an encyclopedia walk up to a polymath and open him up"
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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"
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"Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust"
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"The mission of the press is to spread culture while destroying the attention span"
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"Sexuality poorly repressed unsettles some families; well repressed, it unsettles the whole world"
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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"
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"Feminine passion is to masculine as an epic is to an epigram"
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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"
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"Children play soldier. That makes sense. But why do soldiers play children?"
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"A fine world in which man reproaches woman with fulfilling his heart's desire!"
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"Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis"
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"Jealousy is a dog's bark which attracts thieves"
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"Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots"
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"Democracy means the opportunity to be everyone's slave"
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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"
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"The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them with quotations from Kant"
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"The closer the look one takes at a word, the greater distance from which it looks back"
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"Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear"
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"Scandal begins when the police put a stop to it"
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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"
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"I don't like to meddle in my private affairs"
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"A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants"
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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"
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"Stupidity is an elemental force for which no earthquake is a match"
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"Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom"
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"It is better not to express what one means than to express what one does not mean"
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"If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies"
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"He who does without the praise of the crowd will not deny himself an opportunity to be his own adherent"


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