Kafka – The Zürau Aphorisms

43.

The dogs are still playing in the yard, but the quarry will not escape them, never mind how fast it is running through the forest already.

50.

A man cannot live without a steady faith in something indestructible within him, though both the faith and the indestructible thing may remain permanently concealed from him. One of the forms of this concealment is the belief in a personal god.

Source:

Kafka, Franz, Roberto Calasso, Geoffrey Brock, and Michael Hofmann.The Zürau Aphorisms of Franz Kafka. New York: Schocken, 2006. Print.

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