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    franz grillparzer Quotes

    The character of the crowds is made up of mimicry and hostility.
    — Franz Grillparzer
    tags: character 
     
    The likeness of the world? A shadow! And world's glory? A dream!
    — Franz Grillparzer
    tags: world 
     
    The graceful flowers of innocence are more valuable than the laurel crown of fame.
    — Franz Grillparzer
    tags: fame  flowers  innocence 
     
    Who could deny that our Austria is richer than any other country? As the saying goes: "We have money like manure.
    — Franz Grillparzer
    tags: saying  money 
     
    Today is, after all, today, but yesterday is of the same substance as tomorrow.
    — Franz Grillparzer
    tags: tomorrow 
     
    Why does the past look so enticing to us? For the same reason why from a distance a meadow with flowers looks like a flower bed.
    — Franz Grillparzer
    tags: past  flowers 
     
    Erroneous views and presumptuousness send a talent to the insane asylum.
    — Franz Grillparzer
    tags: talent 
     
    Captivating the spirit of the age is a matter of great talent; being swept away by it characterizes an average mind. The two are as different from one another as activity and passivity.
    — Franz Grillparzer
    tags: age  mind  spirit 
     
    Many said selfishness was the flaw of our modern age; but then self-conceit emerged from a corner of the deepest hell to join selfishness.
    — Franz Grillparzer
    tags: selfishness  hell 
     
    What is done for the children is doubly beneficial, since their success, obvious to everyone, educates the parents as well.
    — Franz Grillparzer
    It is the emotions to which one objects in Germany most of all.
    — Franz Grillparzer
    tags: emotion 
     
    Uneducated people are unfortunate in that they do grasp complex issues, educated people, on the other hand, often do not understand simplicity, which is a far greater misfortune.
    — Franz Grillparzer
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