Karl Kraus

"The immorality of men triumphs over the amorality of women."

Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus "Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The streets of Vienna are paved with culture, the streets of other cities with asphalt."

Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus "Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths"

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Today's literature: prescriptions written by patients."

Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus "Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths"

Rating: 2.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A historian is often only a journalist facing backwards."

Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus "Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths"

Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Anesthesia: wounds without pain. Neurasthenia: pain without wounds."

Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus "Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life is an effort that deserves a better cause."

Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus "Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The devil is an optimist if he thinks he can make people worse than they are."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are women who are not beautiful but only look that way."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"How is the world ruled and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists and then believe what they read."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The esthete stands in the same relation to beauty as the pornographer stands to love, and the politician stands to life."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Feminine passion is to masculine as an epic is to an epigram."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis."


Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer."


Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"No ideas and the ability to express them? That's a journalist."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love and art do not embrace what is beautiful but what is made beautiful by this embrace."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"War: first, one hopes to win; then one expects the enemy to lose; then, one is satisfied that he too is suffering; in the end, one is surprised that everyone has lost."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The secret of the demagogue is to make himself as stupid as his audience so that they believe they are as clever as he."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"My unconscious knows more about the consciousness of the psychologist than his consciousness knows about my unconscious."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots."


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards."


Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)