Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Franz Kafka

A notable quote from Franz Kafka, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 143 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column.

"in the fight between you and the world, back the world!" - Franz Kafka

For more Seymour Chwast, check out The Last Word, his illustrated column in Print magazine, available from