60 Franz Kafka Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

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Franz Kafka Metamorphosis Quotes

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  • “I cannot make you understand. I cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself.”
  • “How about if I sleep a little bit longer and forget all this nonsense",”
  • “Was he an animal, that music could move him so? He felt as if the way to the unknown nourishment he longed for were coming to light.”
  • “He thought back on his family with deep emotion and love. His conviction that he would have to disappear was, if possible, even firmer than his sister's. He remained in this state of empty and peaceful reflection until the tower clock struck three in the morning. He still saw that outside the window everything was beginning to grow light. Then, without his consent, his head sank down to the floor, and from his nostrils streamed his last weak breath.”
  • “He was a tool of the boss, without brains or backbone.”
  • “What's happened to me,' he thought. It was no dream.”
  • “I only fear danger where I want to fear it.”
  • “Calm —indeed the calmest— reflection might be better than the most confused decisions”
  • “What a fate: to be condemned to work for a firm where the slightest negligence at once gave rise to the gravest suspicion! Were all the employees nothing but a bunch of scoundrels, was there not among them one single loyal devoted man who, had he wasted only an hour or so of the firm's time in the morning, was so tormented by conscience as to be driven out of his mind and actually incapable of leaving his bed?”

Franz Kafka quotes from his bestselling works

  • “One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from anxious dreams, he discovered that in his bed he had been changed into a monstrous bug…”
  • “The door could not be heard slamming; they had probably left it open, as is the custom in homes where a great misfortune has occurred.”
  • “However, Gregor had become much calmer. All right, people did not understand his words any more, although they seemed clear enough to him, clearer than previously, perhaps because had gotten used to them”
  • “Then his head sank to the floor of its own accord and from his nostrils came the last faint flicker of his breath.”
  • “A picture of my existence... would show a useless wooden stake covered in snow... stuck loosely at a slant in the ground in a ploughed field on the edge of a vast open plain on a dark winter night.”
  • “A man might find for a moment that he was unable to work, but that's exactly the right time to remember his past accomplishments and to consider that later on, when the obstacles has been removed, he's bound to work all the harder and more efficiently.”

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