Quotation by Karl Kraus

The world has become uglier since it began to look into a mirror every day; so let us settle for the mirror image and do without an inspection of the original.
Karl Kraus (1874–1936), Austrian satirist. repr. In In These Great Times: A Karl Kraus Reader, ed. Harry Zohn (1976). "In Praise of a Topsy-Turvy Lifestyle," Simplicissimus, Munich (1908).
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