Karl Kraus

Karl Kraus

was an Austrian writer and journalist, known as a satirist, essayist, aphorist, playwright and poet.
A historian is not always a prophet facing backwards, but a journalist is always someone who afterwards knew everything beforehand.More Karl Kraus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A philistine is habitually bored and looks for things that won't bore him. An artist finds things boring, but is never bored.More Karl Kraus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Contemporaries live from second hand to mouth.More Karl Kraus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Let my style capture all the sounds of my time. This should make it an annoyance to my contemporaries. But later generations should hold it to their ears like a seashell in which there is the music of an ocean of mud.More Karl Kraus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Hate must make a man productive. Otherwise one might as well love.More Karl Kraus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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