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Karl Kraus
(1874-1936) born on
Apr 28
Austrian journalist, critic, playwright, poet. He has been compared to Juvenal and Jonathan Swift for his satiric vision and command of language.
Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life.

Education is what most receive, many pass on, and few possess.
An aphorism never coincides with the truth: it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.
The closer the look one takes at a word, the greater distance from which it looks back.
The devil is an optimist if he thinks he can make people worse than they are.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, `Riddles'
N: Pro Domo et Mundo, ch. 7 (1912).
K: Die Fackel, no. 277/78 (Vienna, 31 March 1909; repr. in Thomas Szasz, Anti-Freud: Karl Kraus's Criticism of Psychoanalysis and Psychiatry, ch. 8, 1976).

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