"Woman, or more precisely put, perhaps, marriage, is the representative of life with which you are meant to come to terms."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Franz Kafka on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Franz Kafka on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Franz Kafka on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Franz Kafka on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Franz Kafka on James C. Dobson
"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."