No writer in our time has been more isolated than Kafka, and yet few have achieved communication as well as he did.
communication silence kafka
Eppure resta che qualcosa è accaduto, forse un niente che è tutto.
happened amore Love
Too many lives are needed to make just one.
Just One Make Many
Mass communication, radio, and especially television, have attempted, not without success, to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection.
Especially Mass Television
I do not go in search of poetry. I wait for poetry to visit me.
I have always knocked at the door of that wonderful and terrible enigma which is life.
In reality art is always for everyone and for no one.
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?
Man I God
Many of today's verses are prose and bad prose.
Verses Prose Many
Against the dark background of this contemporary civilization of well-being, even the arts tend to mingle, to lose their identity.
Mingle Tend Lose
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.
Were Advantage Dangerous
Strangely, Dante's Divine Comedy did not produce a prose of that creative height or it did so after centuries.
Produce Prose Comedy