Kafka Quotes

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Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: They linked arms with him in a way They linked arms with him in a way K. had never walked with anyone before Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: He is terribly afraid of dying because he He is terribly afraid of dying because he hasn't yet lived. Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Mike Kafka: Doing the Right Thing - Sometimes doing the Doing the Right Thing - Sometimes doing the right thing, is to do nothing at all. Mike Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: he gave way to a pleasant lassitude he gave way to a pleasant lassitude Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: There is infinite hope, but not for man. There is infinite hope, but not for man. Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: But all remains unchanged. But all remains unchanged. Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: And yet the fear! And yet the fear! Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Writing is a prayer. Writing is a prayer. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Jason Harvey: There are two cardinal sins from which all There are two cardinal sins from which all others spring: Impatience and Laziness." Franz KafkaJason Harvey
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: My life was sweeter than other people's and My life was sweeter than other people's and my death will be more terrible by the same degree. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: His growing lack of concern for the others His growing lack of concern for the others hardly surprised him, whereas previously he had prided himself on being considerate. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: I passed by the brothel as though past I passed by the brothel as though
past the house of a beloved. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Joseph Brodsky: Out of Dostoevsky: Kafka. Out of Tolstoy: Margaret Out of Dostoevsky: Kafka. Out of Tolstoy: Margaret Mitchell.
(in conversation, explaining his dislike for Tolstoy) — Joseph Brodsky
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: But what now if all the peace, the But what now if all the peace, the comfort, the contentment were to come to a horrible end? — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Religions get lost as people do. Religions get lost as people do. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: But now you must give me your hand, But now you must give me your hand, an agreement of this sort needs to be confirmed with a handshake. Will she shake hands with me? — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: All that you are seeking is also seeking All that you are seeking is also seeking you — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: If education tries to make other persons out If education tries to make other persons out of us than we essentially are, deeper inside, it stultifies, and reproach matters. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: The moonlight lay everywhere with the natural peace The moonlight lay everywhere with the natural peace that is granted to no other light. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Gerard Depardieu: In Hollywood, you still have wonderful actors, but In Hollywood, you still have wonderful actors, but it's so hard to work there. To work becomes a Kafka nightmare - it's the last communist country! — Gerard Depardieu
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Anybody who preserves the ability to recognize beauty Anybody who preserves the ability to recognize beauty will never get old. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: A man doesn't need to fly to the A man doesn't need to fly to the sun, he need only find a patch of clean earth, and crawl there, and let the sun shine on him. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: The founder brought the laws from the lawgiver; The founder brought the laws from the lawgiver; the faithful are meant to announce the laws to the lawgiver. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: I am a cage, in search of a I am a cage, in search of a bird. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: I can never tear myself open wide enough I can never tear myself open wide enough to people to reveal everything and so frighten them away. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: I do not read advertisements. I would spend I do not read advertisements. I would spend all of my time wanting things. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: The fact that there is nothing but a The fact that there is nothing but a spiritual world deprives us of hope and gives us certainty. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: I asked myself at the time: how is I asked myself at the time: how is it that she is not astonished at herself, that she keeps her mouth closed, and expresses nothing of any wonderment? — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the Idleness is the beginning of all vice, the crown of all virtues. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Italo Svevo: A novelist who ranks with Proust , Kafka A novelist who ranks with Proust , Kafka , Musil and his friend James Joyce as one of the enduring pillars of Modernism. — Italo Svevo
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: He had vented all his woes and now He had vented all his woes and now they might as well see the few rags that covered his body, after which they could carry him away. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: It's only because of their stupidity that they're It's only because of their stupidity that they're able to be so sure of themselves. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: I never imagined that so many days would I never imagined that so many days would ultimately make such a small life. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: When one has once accepted and absorbed Evil, When one has once accepted and absorbed Evil, it no longer demands to be believed. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Everyone has his cross to bear. Everyone has his cross to bear. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: I'm doing badly, I'm doing well; whichever you I'm doing badly, I'm doing well; whichever you prefer. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: If there is a transmigration of souls then If there is a transmigration of souls then I am not yet on the bottom rung. My life is a hesitation before birth. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: But sometimes I really felt as though the But sometimes I really felt as though the starry sky rose and fell with the gasping of his chest. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: You misinterpret everything, even the silence. You misinterpret everything, even the silence. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Suffering is the positive element in this world, Suffering is the positive element in this world, indeed it is the only link between this world and the positive. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: One advantage in keeping a diary is that One advantage in keeping a diary is that you become aware with reassuring clarity of the changes which you constantly suffer. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Believing in progress does not mean believing that Believing in progress does not mean believing that any progress has yet been made. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Isolation is a way to know ourselves Isolation is a way to know ourselves — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: I am not at peace with myself; I I am not at peace with myself; I am not always "something," and if for once I am "something," I pay for it by "being nothing" for months on end. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: True undoubting is the teacher's part, continual undoubting True undoubting is the teacher's part, continual undoubting the part of the pupil. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Sometimes I'm overcome with such an aversion to Sometimes I'm overcome with such an aversion to human beings that I can barely refrain from retching. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: You belong to me, even if I should You belong to me, even if I should never see you again. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Everything you say is boring and incomprehensible, but Everything you say is boring and incomprehensible, but that alone doesn't make it true. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: In that case, I'll miss the thing by In that case, I'll miss the thing by waiting for it. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Kafka, Franz: His exhaustion is that of the gladiator after His exhaustion is that of the gladiator after the combat; his labor was the whitewashing of a corner of the wall in his office. — Kafka, Franz
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: I wanted to escape the unrest, to shut I wanted to escape the unrest, to shut out the voices around me and within me, so I write. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: You're not cross with me, though?" he said. You're not cross with me, though?" he said. She pulled her hand away and answered, "No, no, I'm never cross with anyone. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Rolling country, not yet quite mountainous, with woods Rolling country, not yet quite mountainous, with woods and lakes, is what I like best. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: I usually solve problems by letting them devour I usually solve problems by letting them devour me. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Every dog has like me the impulse to Every dog has like me the impulse to question, and I have like every dog the impulse not to answer. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Judgement does not come suddenly; the proceedings gradually Judgement does not come suddenly; the proceedings gradually merge into the judgement. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: We come to mistake the crumbs of mercy We come to mistake the crumbs of mercy for the feast of love — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Not everyone can see the truth, but he Not everyone can see the truth, but he can be it. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: He is afraid the shame will outlive him. He is afraid the shame will outlive him. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: All [the authorities] did was to guard the All [the authorities] did was to guard the distant and invisible interests of distant and invisible masters — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Haruki Murakami: You're you, you see, and nobody else. You You're you, you see, and nobody else. You are you, right? — Haruki Murakami
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: Official decisions are as elusive as young girls. Official decisions are as elusive
as young girls. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: I need solitude for my writing; not 'like I need solitude for my writing; not 'like a hermit' - that wouldn't be enough - but like a dead man. — Franz Kafka
Kafka Quotes By Frederick Busch: Oh, a bookshop. Why not pop in and Oh, a bookshop. Why not pop in and buy a little Kant? And perhaps just a quarter-pound of Kafka. Don't bother to wrap it, thanks. I'll eat it here. — Frederick Busch
Kafka Quotes By Franz Kafka: WHEN Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from troubled WHEN Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from troubled dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a monstrous insect. — Franz Kafka