Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning but wisdom is like the sun.

Franz Grillparzer Wisdom Quote

Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it is important when you need it.

Franz Grillparzer Thankful Quote

Whoever places his trust into a system will soon be without a home. While you are building your third story the two lower ones have already been dismantled.

Franz Grillparzer Trust Quote

Poetry it is often said and loudly so is life’s true mirror. But a monkey looking into a work of literature looks in vain for Socrates.

Prose talks and poetry sings.

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 Poetry Quotes