Karl Kraus Quotes

- Notable Karl Kraus Quotes Index -

Born: April 28, 1874, Jičín, Czech Republic
Birth Country: Czech Republic
Died: Vienna, Austria, June 12, 1936
Occupation: Author

1.
Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots.
- Karl Kraus

2.
Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess.
- Karl Kraus

3.
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.
- Karl Kraus

4.
How is the world ruled and led to war? Diplomats lie to journalists and believe these lies when they see them in print.
- Karl Kraus

5.
If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies.
- Karl Kraus

6.
Jealousy is a dog's bark which attracts thieves.
- Karl Kraus

7.
Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis.
- Karl Kraus

8.
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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