No writer in our time has been more isolated than Kafka, and yet few have achieved communication as well as he did.
Communication silence communication
Eppure resta che qualcosa è accaduto, forse un niente che è tutto.
amore Love love
I have always knocked at the door of that wonderful and terrible enigma which is life.
Terrible Which Knocked
I do not go in search of poetry. I wait for poetry to visit me.
Evidently the arts, all the visual arts, are becoming more democratic in the worst sense of the word.
Word Worst Evidently
I have been judged to be a pessimist but what abyss of ignorance and low egoism is not hidden in one who thinks that Man is the god of himself and that his future can only be triumphant?
Mass communication, radio, and especially television, have attempted, not without success, to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection.
Especially Mass Communication
In reality art is always for everyone and for no one.
Against the dark background of this contemporary civilization of well-being, even the arts tend to mingle, to lose their identity.
But poets were not considered dangerous and they were advised to exercise self-censorship. At most, poets were requested not to write at all. I took advantage of this negative liberty.
Liberty Write Took
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
Just One Lives
Many of today's verses are prose and bad prose.
Verses Prose Bad