Quotes by Karl Kraus

Karl Kraus

Karl Kraus

Austrian writer and journalist

Alive from: 1874-1936

Category: Media | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes 16 till 30 of 42.

  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    Intercourse with a woman is sometimes a satisfactory substitute for masturbation. But it takes a lot of imagination to make it work.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    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
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer whose skill is improved by a deadline: the more time he has, the worse he writes.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    Language is the mother of thought, not its handmaiden.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    Morality is a venereal disease. Its primary stage is called virtue; its secondary stage, boredom; its tertiary stage, syphilis.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    My unconscious knows more about the consciousness of the psychologist than his consciousness knows about my unconscious.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    News reports stand up as people, and people wither into editorials. Clich├ęs walk around on two legs while men are having theirs shot off.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    Progress, under whose feet the grass mourns and the forest turns into paper from which newspaper plants grow, has subordinated the purpose of life to the means of subsistence and turned us into the nuts and bolts for our tools.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    Scandal begins when the police put a stop to it.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    Sentimental irony is a dog that bays at the moon while pissing on graves.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    Sexuality poorly repressed unsettles some families; well repressed, it unsettles the whole world.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    - +
     0
    Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear.
All Karl Kraus famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 42 found (page 2)