Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka was a German-language writer of novels and short stories who is widely regarded as one of the major figures of 20th-century literature.

Born: 3 July 1883, Prague, Czech Republic

Died: 3 June 1924, Klosterneuburg, Austria

A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us.

I am a cage, in search of a bird.

I am free and that is why I am lost.

The meaning of life is that it stops.

All language is but a poor translation.