Franz Kafka – You can hold yourself back…

You can hold yourself back from the sufferings of the world, that is something you…


“You can hold yourself back from the sufferings of the world, that is something you are free to do and it accords with your nature, but perhaps this very holding back is the one suffering you could avoid.”
-Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka – It is not necessary that…

It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen…


“It is not necessary that you leave the house. Remain at your table and listen. Do not even listen, only wait. Do not even wait, be wholly still and alone. The world will present itself to you for its unmasking, it can do no other, in ecstasy it will writhe at your feet.”
-Franz Kafka