Austrian Writer Quotes

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"As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man." Ernst Fischer
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"Democracy divides people into workers and loafers. It makes no provision for those who have no time to work." Karl Kraus
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"The closer the look one takes at a word, the greater distance from which it looks back." Karl Kraus
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"It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new." Karl Kraus
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"Now I am discovering the world once more. England has widened my horizon." Stefan Zweig
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"Progress would be wonderful - if only it would stop." Robert Musil
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"In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it." Ernst Fischer
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"If there is a sense of reality, there must also be a sense of possibility." Robert Musil
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"When a man is treated like a beast, he says, 'After all, I'm human.' When he behaves like a beast, he says 'After all, I'm only human.'" Karl Kraus
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"To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity has become the moral duty of literature." Ernst Fischer
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"He who does without the praise of the crowd will not deny himself an opportunity to be his own adherent." Karl Kraus
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"A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants." Karl Kraus
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"Justice is a whore that won't let herself be stiffed, and collects the wages of shame even from the poor." Karl Kraus
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"Stupidity is an elemental force for which no earthquake is a match." Karl Kraus
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"Curses on the law! Most of my fellow citizens are the sorry consequences of uncommitted abortions." Karl Kraus
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"The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them with quotations from Kant." Karl Kraus
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"Sex education is legitimate in that girls cannot be taught soon enough how children don't come into the world." Karl Kraus
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"Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom." Karl Kraus
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"My unconscious knows more about the consciousness of the psychologist than his consciousness knows about my unconscious." Karl Kraus
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"The mission of the press is to spread culture while destroying the attention span." Karl Kraus
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"Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves." Karl Kraus
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