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If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies.

 
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Karl Kraus
Karl Kraus
  • Born: April 28, 1874
  • Died: June 13, 1936
  • Nationality: Austrian
  • Profession: Writer

Karl Kraus was an Austrian writer and journalist, known as a satirist, essayist, aphorist, playwright and poet. He directed his satire at the press, German culture, and German and Austrian politics. The Austrian author Stefan Zweig once called Kraus "the master of venomous ridicule" (der Meister des giftigen Spotts). He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature three times.

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