Karel Capek

Karel Capek

was one of the most influential Czech writers of the 20th century
The sole perfection which modern civilization attains is a mechanical one; machines are splendid and flawless, but the life which serves them or is served by them, is neither superb nor brilliant, nor more perfect nor more graceful; nor is the work of the machines perfect; only they, the machines, are like gods.More Karel Capek quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You still stand watch, O human star, burning without a flicker, perfect flame, bright and resourceful spirit. Each of your rays a great idea - O torch which passes from hand to hand, from age to age, world without end.More Karel Capek quotes [09/07/2011 10:09:22]
If dogs could talk, perhaps we would find it as hard to get along with them as we do with people.More Karel Capek quotes [09/07/2011 10:09:10]
Much melancholy has devolved upon mankind, and it is detestable to me that might will triumph in the end.More Karel Capek quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
After his death the gardener does not become a butterfly, intoxicated by the perfumes of the flowers, but a garden worm tasting all the dark, nitrogenous, and spicy delights of the soil.More Karel Capek quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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