Quotations From FRANZ GRILLPARZER

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  • 1.
    I love the pride whose measure is its own eminence and not the insignificance of someone else.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Libussa, in Libussa, act 2 (1872).

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  • 2.
    Transcendence: that which transcends experience.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1837-1838).
  • 3.
    There shall be no slave in your home, male or female: Least of all the mother of your son.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Libussa, in Libussa, act 2 (1872).

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  • 4.
    How can you say that love is blind? Keener than a young eagle's is its sight.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. "On a Gift Eyeglass," Poems (1821).

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  • 5.
    The main reason why men and women make different aesthetic judgments is the fact that the latter, generally incapable of abstraction, only admire what meets their complete approval.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1820).

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  • 6.
    He is like all the rest: a slave to profit, a master only to his bent for negotiating the best deal.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Libussa, in Libussa, act 2 (1872).
  • 7.
    Who claims that the heathen's view of the world is incorrect? Life gives you nothing! It is ruled by false gods! Nothing remains true to you but your own self; provided you remain true to it.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1819).

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  • 8.
    I look around me and nowhere do I see a stamp of disapproval with which nature marked a woman's candid brow.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Libussa, in Libussa, act 2 (1872).

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  • 9.
    It is the emotions to which one objects in Germany most of all.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1838).
  • 10.
    Before passing different laws for different people, I'd relinquish myself unto you as your slave.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Libussa, in Libussa, act 1 (1872).

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