Karel Capek Quotes & Sayings

25 most famous Karel Capek quotes and sayings (writer). These are the first 10 quotes we have for him.

“You still stand watch, O human star, burning without a flicker, perfect flame, bright and resourceful spirit. Each of your rays a great idea - O torch which passes from hand to hand, from age to age, world without end.”
Karel Capek Quotes
“Nothing is stranger to man than his own image.”
Karel Capek Quotes
“Any acceleration constitutes progress, Miss Glory. Nature had no understanding of the modern rate of work. From a technical standpoint the whole of childhood is pure nonsense. Simply wasted time. An untenable waste of time.”
Karel Capek Quotes
“I certainly don't know if you could claim that every theft is wrong, but I'll prove to you that every theft is forbidden, by simply locking you up.”
Karel Capek Quotes
“One never knows whether people have principles on principle or whether for their own personal satisfaction.”
Karel Capek Quotes
“Relativism is neither a method of fighting, nor a method of creating, for both of these are uncompromising and at times even ruthless; rather, it is a method of cognition.”
Karel Capek Quotes
“Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants. I appoint thee honorary Colonel.”
Karel Capek Quotes
“Much melancholy has devolved upon mankind, and it is detestable to me that might will triumph in the end.”
Karel Capek Quotes
“There came into the world an unlimited abundance of everything people need. But people need everything except unlimited abundance.”
“I've found a place that would amaze you. People used to live there, but now it's all overgrown and no one goes there. Absolutely no one - only me... Just a little house and a garden. And two dogs.”

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