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Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka

“I am a cage, in search of a bird.” The Blue Octavo Notebooks 1932-1933
“In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.” Letter to Milena January 16, 1922
“A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us.” Letter to Oskar Pollak January 27, 1904
“Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable.” Letter to Max Brod November 27, 1921
“The meaning of life is that it stops.” The Diary of Franz Kafka 1910-1923