Quotation by Karl Kraus

The press, that goiter of the world, swells up with the desire for conquest and bursts with the achievements which every day brings. A week has room for the boldest climax of the human drive for expansion.
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, September 1909).
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