Franz Kafka — Novelist born on July 03, 1883, died on June 03, 1924

Franz Kafka was a German-language writer of novels and short stories, regarded by critics as one of the most influential authors of the 20th century. Most of his works, such as Die Verwandlung, Der Process, and Das Schloss, are filled with the themes and archetypes of alienation, physical and psychological brutality, parentchild conflict, characters on a terrifying quest, labyrinths of bureaucracy, and mystical transformations... (wikipedia)

A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.
So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.
There are only two things. Truth and lies. Truth is indivisible, hence it cannot recognize itself; anyone who wants to recognize it has to be a lie.
Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
My peers, lately, have found companionship through means of intoxication - it makes them sociable. I, however, cannot force myself to use drugs to cheat on my loneliness - it is all that I have - and when the drugs and alcohol dissipate, will be all that my peers have as well.