"Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Karl Kraus on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Karl Kraus on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Karl Kraus on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Karl Kraus on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Karl Kraus on Mark Twain
"Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis."
"Education is a crutch with which the foolish attack the wise to prove that they are not idiots."
"Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess."
"Sex education is legitimate in that girls cannot be taught soon enough how children don't come into the world."
"If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies."