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 Franz Grillparzer - “The cradle of the future is the grave of the past.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “You even called me stupid in your verse, and I'm almost agreeing, for where stupidity is involved, you are quite an expert, friend.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “To declaim freedom verses seems like a poem within a poem freedom requires guns, it requires arms, but no feet.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “The uneducated person perceives only the individual phenomenon, the partly educated person the rule, and the educated person the exception.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “Progress will always have as its recourse to exaggerate what it cannot surpass.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “No shortcomings of other people cause us to be more intolerant than those which are caricatures of our own.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “No one will stop to help you when you are in need, but everyone forces opinions upon you that you do not require.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “It's the misfortune of German authors that not a single one of them dares to expose his true character. Everyone thinks that he has to be better than he is.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “If someone were to think that trees are made to support the sky, they would all seem too short.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “Drink and be thankful to the host What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “Before passing different laws for different people, I'd relinquish myself unto you as your slave.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “Ideas are not thoughts the thought respects the boundaries that the idea ignores thereby failing to realize itself.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “Although your knowledge is weak and small, you need not be silent since you cannot be judges be at least witnesses.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “Oh that wisdom was half as zealous for converts as ridicule.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “The ideas of an age are most abundant where they are not crowded by original ideas.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “Those who want to row on the ocean of human knowledge do not get far, and the storm drives those out of their course who set sail.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “I look around me and nowhere do I see a stamp of disapproval with which nature marked a woman's candid brow.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “There shall be no slave in your home, male or female Least of all the mother of your son.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “Mankind is getting smarter every day. Actually, it only seems so. At least we are making progress. We're progressing, to be sure, ever more deeply into the forest.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “Every mistake has three stages first, it is made, second, it is not admitted, and third, its claimed it didnt make any difference anyway.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “Every mistake has three stages first, it is made, second, it is not admitted, and third, its claimed it didnt make any difference anyway.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “As youth lives in the future, so the adult lives in the past No one rightly knows how to live in the present.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “Science and art, or by the same token, poetry and prose differ from one another like a journey and an excursion. The purpose of the journey is its goal, the purpose of an excursion is the process.”
 Franz Grillparzer - “Prose talks and poetry sings.”

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