• quote quotes lit Literature Franz Kafka from a diary entry dated 23 March 1914 feellng •
I never wish to be easily defined. I’d rather float over other people’s minds as something strictly fluid and non-perceivable; more like a transparent, paradoxically iridescent creature rather than an actual person.

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I never wish to be easily defined. I’d rather float over other people’s minds as something strictly fluid and non-perceivable; more like a t...
I never wish to be easily defined. I’d rather float over other people’s minds as something strictly fluid and non-perceivable; more like a t...
The poisonous world flows into my mouth like water into that of a drowning man
A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.
Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most i...
I do not see the world at all; I invent it.
I write differently from what I speak, I speak differently from what I think, I think differently from the way I ought to think, and so it a...
I cannot make you understand. I cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself.
We were so different and in our difference so dangerous to each other…
I cannot make you understand. I cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself.
I can love only what I can place so high above me that I cannot reach it.
If I were to lose you, I should be lost.