Franz Kafka Quotes

Who is Franz Kafka?

Franz Kafka was a Jewish Bohemian novelist known for his books The Trial and Metamorphosis.

Born July 03, 1883
Died June 03, 1924

Books by Franz Kafka


Best Quotes by Franz Kafka

“A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.”

“Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.”

“If the book we’re reading doesn’t wake us up with a blow to the head, what are we reading for? A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us. That is my belief.”

“Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.”

“Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.”

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“The thing is to understand myself: the thing is to find a truth which is true for me, to find the idea for which I can live and die. That is what I now recognize as the most important thing.”


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