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Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.  - Karl Kraus
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Karl Kraus
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Born: April 28, 1874

Died: June 12, 1936 (aged 62)

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Karl Kraus was an Austrian writer and journalist, known as a satirist, essayist, aphorist, playwright and poet. He is regarded as one of the foremost German-language satirists of the 20th century, especially for his witty criticism of the press, German culture, and German and Austrian politics.

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