Quotes by Franz Kafka

The worries that are the burden of which the privileged person makes an excuse in dealing with the oppressed person are in fact th e worries ...

Franz Kafka privilege oppression worry

In one and the same human being there are cognitions that, however utterly dissimilar they are, yet have one and the same object, so that on ...

Franz Kafka individualism human nature experience

Self-control means wanting to be effective at some random point in the infinite radiations of my spiritual existence. ...

Franz Kafka spirituality/prayer self existence

Two possibilities: making oneself infinitely small or being so. The second is perfection, that is to say, inactivity, the first is beginning ...

Franz Kafka action perfection

One must not cheat anyone, not even the world of its victory. ...

Franz Kafka victory deception world the

Man cannot live without a permanent trust in something indestructible in himself, though both the indestructible element and the t rust may ...

Franz Kafka God faith religion

Anyone who renounces the world must love all men, for he renounces their world too. He thus begins to have some inkling of the tru e nature ...

Franz Kafka history world the

Anyone who loves his neighbor within the limits of the world is doing no more and no less injustice than someone who loves himself within th ...

Franz Kafka neighbors love injustice

Woman, or more precisely put, perhaps, marriage, is the representative of life with which you are meant to come to terms. ...

Franz Kafka women marriage life

Why do we complain about the Fall? It is not on its account that we were expelled from Paradise, but on account of the Tree of Lif e, lest w ...

Franz Kafka trees paradise sin

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