"How pathetically scanty my self-knowledge is compared with, say, my knowledge of my room. There is no such thing as observation of the inner world, as there is of the outer world."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Franz Kafka on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Franz Kafka on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Franz Kafka on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Franz Kafka on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Franz Kafka on William Shakespeare
"Sensual love deceives one as to the nature of heavenly love it could not do so alone, but since it unconsciously has the element of heavenly love within it, it can do so."
"It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, it can do no other, in ecstasy it will writhe at your feet."
"Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old."
"Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old."
"My 'fear' is my substance, and probably the best part of me."