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Quotation by Karl Kraus
Die Fackel (Vienna, July 2, 1907)Die Fackel (no. 406/12, Vienna, October 5, 1915)Die Fackel (Vienna, Dec. 15, 1913) quoted in Thomas Szasz, Anti-Freud: Karl Kraus's Criticism of Psychoanalysis and Psychiatry, ch. 8 (1976)Die Fackel (Vienna, February 15, 1909)Die Fackel (Vienna, Jan. 18, 1917)
A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
Karl Kraus (1874–1936), Austrian satirist. repr. In In These Great Times: A Karl Kraus Reader, ed. Harry Zohn (1976). "The Discovery of the North Pole," first published in Die Fackel (Vienna, 1909).
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