The Waste Books
They sneezed, wheezed, coughed and made two other kinds of sound for which we have no words in German.
The frogs were much happier under King Log than they were under King Stork.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is unlikely to look out.
Whenever he spoke every mousetrap in the neighborhood snapped shut. [what does that even mean? But it's good]
A bound book of blank paper has a charm all of its own. Paper that has not yet lost its virginity and is still decked in the color of innocence is always preferable to paper that has been used.
The publisher has had him hanged in effigy in front of his work.
In Goettingen there is no formal theatre, to be sure, but that only makes it all the easier to put together a comedy for oneself: a scene here, a scene there.