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Karel Capek's Profile

Brief about Karel Capek: By info that we know Karel Capek was born at 1970-01-01. And also Karel Capek is Czechoslovakian Writer.

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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.

Tags: Prove, Simply, Wrong

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.

Tags: Found, Place, Used

Art must not serve might.

Tags: Art, Might, Serve

Wherever on this planet ideals of personal freedom and dignity apply, there you will find the cultural inheritance of England.

Tags: Dignity, Freedom, Personal

Relativism is not indifference; on the contrary, passionate indifference is necessary in order for you not to hear the voices that oppose your absolute decrees.

Tags: Hear, Necessary, Order

You can have a revolution wherever you like, except in a government office; even were the world to come to an end, you'd have to destroy the universe first and then government offices.

Tags: End, Government, Revolution

Cognition is not fighting, but once someone knows a lot, he will have much to fight for, so much that he will be called a relativist because of it.

Tags: Fight, Fighting, Someone

Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants. I appoint thee honorary Colonel.

Tags: God, Great, Victory

If dogs could talk, perhaps we would find it as hard to get along with them as we do with people.

Tags: Along, Hard, Talk

If one must fight or create, it is necessary that this be preceded by the broadest possible knowledge.

Tags: Fight, Knowledge, Possible

Man will never be enslaved by machinery if the man tending the machine be paid enough.

Tags: Enough, Machine, Paid

Much melancholy has devolved upon mankind, and it is detestable to me that might will triumph in the end.

Tags: End, Mankind, Might

Nothing is stranger to man than his own image.

Tags: Image, Stranger

One never knows whether people have principles on principle or whether for their own personal satisfaction.

Tags: Knows, Personal, Whether

People should be a little loony, Helena. That's the best thing about them.

Tags: Best, Loony

Robots do not hold on to life. They can't. They have nothing to hold on with - no soul, no instinct. Grass has more will to live than they do.

Tags: Hold, Life, Soul

There came into the world an unlimited abundance of everything people need. But people need everything except unlimited abundance.

Tags: Abundance, Except, Unlimited

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.

Tags: Nature, Time, Work

Be these people either Conservatives or Socialists, Yellows or Reds, the most important thing is - and that is the point I want to stress - that all of them are right in the plain and moral sense of the word.

Tags: Moral, Sense, Stress

It was a great thing to be a human being. It was something tremendous. Suddenly I'm conscious of a million sensations buzzing in me like bees in a hive. Gentlemen, it was a great thing.

Tags: Great, Human, Million