quote by Franz Kafka

I never wish to be easily defined. I’d rather float over other people’s minds as something strictly fluid and non-perceivable; more like a transparent, paradoxically iridescent creature rather than an actual person.

— Franz Kafka

Most Powerful Fluids quotations

I realize that if I were stable, prudent and static;

I'd live in death. Therefore I accept confusion, uncertainty, fear and emotional ups and downs; because that's the price I'm willing to pay for a fluid, perplexed and exciting life.

Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.

We suffer because we want life to be different from what it is.

We suffer because we try to make pleasurable what is painful, to make solid what is fluid, to make permanent what is always changing.

Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong.

People think that digital language is a fixed language, but it's not: it's very fluid. It's like I'm doing a painting where the paint refuses to dry.

Each metal has a certain power, which is different from metal to metal, of setting the electric fluid in motion.

Be fluid. Treat each project differently. Be water, man. The best style is no style. Because styles can be figured out. And when you have no style they can't figure you out.

Beer has long been the prime lubricant in our social intercourse and the sacred throat-anointing fluid that accompanies the ritual of mateship. To sink a few cold ones with the blokes is both an escape and a confirmation of belonging.

The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.

Gender has always been considered a fact immutable.

But we now know it's actually more fluid, complex, and mysterious. Because of my success, I never have the courage to share my story. Not because I thought what I am is wrong but because of how the world treats those of us who wish to break free.

Three, community built on androgynous identity will mean the end of transsexuality as we know it. Either the transsexual will be able to expand his/her sexuality into a fluid androgyny, or, as roles disappear, the phenomenon of transsexuality will disappear and that energy will be transformed into new modes of sexual identity and behavior.

Magnetic lines of force convey a far better and purer idea than the phrase magnetic current or magnetic flood: it avoids the assumption of a current or of two currents and also of fluids or a fluid, yet conveys a full and useful pictorial idea to the mind.

So she sat on the porch and watched the moon rise.

Soon its amber fluid was drenching the earth, and quenching the thirst of the day.

School systems should base their curriculum not on the idea of separate subjects, but on the much more fertile idea of disciplines... which makes possible a fluid and dynamic curriculum that is interdisciplinary.

Do you think that you can clear your mind by sitting constantly in silent meditation? This makes your mind narrow, not clear. Integral awareness is fluid and adaptable, present in all places and at all times. That is true meditation. ... The Tao is clear and simple, and it doesn't avoid the world.

My body is the rock and roll temple and my flesh, blood and body fluids are a communion to the people whether they like it or not

Evolutionism as taught by Darwinism has nothing to say about how life originated. Has nothing to say about how the governing principles in the universe, gravity, thermodynamics, motion, how those originated. It's got some gigantic missing pieces.

Charting is a little like surfing. You dont have to know a lot about the physics of tides, resonance, and fluid dynamics in order to catch a good wave. You just have to be able to sense when its happening and then have the drive to act at the right time.

Feeling important makes one heavy, clumsy and vain. To be a warrior one needs to be light and fluid.

In my mind I'ma fighter, my heart's a lighter, my soul is the fluid. My flow sparks it right up.

The line between art and life should be kept as fluid, and perhaps indistinct, as possible.

The soul, light as a feather, fluid as water, innocent as a child, responds to every movement of grace like a floating balloon.

The cell is immortal. It is merely the fluid in which it floats that degenerates. Renew this fluid at regular intervals, give the cells what they require for nutrition, and as far as we know, the pulsation of life can go on forever.

Life is movement. The more life there is, the more flexibility there is. The more fluid you are, the more you are alive.

Time is a fluid condition which has no existence except in the momentary avatars of individual people. There is no such thing as was - only is.

I continue to get further away from the usual painter's tools such as easel, palette, brushes, etc. I prefer sticks, trowels, knives and dripping fluid paint or a heavy impasto with sand, broken glass or other foreign matter added.

Lust is to the other passions what the nervous fluid is to life;

it supports them all, lends strength to them all ambition, cruelty, avarice, revenge, are all founded on lust.

Life is fluid, ever evolving. The more dynamic you are, the more happens in your life, all the time.

I have one last request. Don't use embalming fluid on me; I want to be stuffed with crab meat.

I see music as fluid architecture.

[As an actor] I have ideas, but things should always be fluid.

You should always be ready to follow an instinct. Something might reveal itself on the day.

The Mormons make the marriage ring, like the ring of Saturn, fluid, not solid, and keep it in its place by numerous satellites.

If there be light, then there is darkness;

if cold, heat; if height, depth; if solid, fluid; if hard, soft; if rough, smooth; if calm, tempest; if prosperity, adversity; if life, death.

Anyone else feel like that? Like your life's a big act.

Like you're trying to be a man when you're just a scared kid, trying to keep under control when you really want to scream, cry, or maybe hit someone. Ever feel like you're breathing underwater and you have to stop because you're gulping in too much fluid.

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