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    kurt tucholsky Quotes

    You should always pay attentionto quality. A coffin, for instance, should laast a lifetime.
    — Kurt Tucholsky
    tags: quality 
     
    Revolution! The people howls and cries, Freedom, thats what were needing! Weve needed it for centuries, our arteries are bleeding. The stage is shaking, the audience rock. The whole thing is over by nine oclock.
    — Kurt Tucholsky
    tags: people  freedom 
     
    Language is a weapon, keep it honed!
    — Kurt Tucholsky
    tags: language 
     
    Germany is an anatomical oddity: it writes with its left hand and acts with its right.
    — Kurt Tucholsky
    tags: right  write 
     
    Each economy relies on the credit system, that is, on the erroneous assumption that the other will pay back money pumped.
    — Kurt Tucholsky
    tags: money 
     
    How wonderful it is, to be silent with someone.
    — Kurt Tucholsky
    The world isn't purposeful. It isn't ruled by reason. The world wants to play. Fashion queens have always aroused more interest than future generations and their fate.
    — Kurt Tucholsky
    tags: fashion  fate  future  world 
     
    Those who hate most fervently must have once loved deeply; those who want to deny the world must have once embraced what they now set on fire.
    — Kurt Tucholsky
    tags: world  hate  fire 
     
    One man's death: that is a catastrophe. A hundred thousand dead: that is a statistic
    — Kurt Tucholsky
    Expect nothing. Today: that is your life.
    — Kurt Tucholsky
    Nothing is more difficult and nothing requires more character than to find oneself in open opposition to ones time (and those one loves) and to say loudly: No!
    — Kurt Tucholsky
    tags: character  time  oneself 
     
    The advantage of wisdom is that you can play dumb. The opposite is more difficult.
    — Kurt Tucholsky
    tags: wisdom  advantage 
     
    A country is not only what it does but what it tolerates,
    — Kurt Tucholsky
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