Quotation by Karl Kraus

It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new.
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," no. 287, Die Fackel (Vienna, Sept. 1909).
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