Religions get lost as people do.

Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Austrian

Religions get lost as people do. Franz Kafka

Some suggestions for you :

You can choose to be free , but it's last decision you'll ever make.

I am a very unhappy human being and you, dearest, simply had to be summoned to create an equilibrium for all this misery.

I miss you deeply, unfathomably, senselessly, terribly.

In a way, I was safe writing.

All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue.

When you stand in front of me and look at me, what do you know of the griefs that are in me and what do I know of yours?

I have the true feeling of myself only when I am unbearably unhappy.

All he wanted to do now was to get up quietly and undisturbed, get dressed, and, most important, eat breakfast, and only then consider what to do next, because, as he was well aware, in bed he could never think of anything through to a reasonable conclusion.

I look a girl in the eye and it was a very long love story with thunder and kisses and lightning. I live fast.

That is a very poor career, but only a poor career give the world the light that an imperfect, but pretty good writer wants to generate--at all costs, unfotunately.

Writing is a prayer.

Two tasks at the beginning of your life: to narrow your orbit more and more, and ever and again to check whether you are not in hiding somewhere outside your orbit.

Beyond a certain point there is no return. This point has to be reached.

Altogether, I think we ought to read only books that bite and sting us. If the book we are reading doesn't shake us awake like a blow to the skull, why bother reading it in the first place? So that it can make us happy, as you put it?