Quotations From FRANZ GRILLPARZER

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  • 201.
    The courts used to be, fair and square, the avengers of secular crimes; but nowadays they demand respect even for the criminal.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. "Modern Humanitarianism," Poems (1856).

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  • 202.
    History is the zoology of the human race.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1837).

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  • 203.
    Love! Hate! Is there no third?
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Sappho, in Sappho, act 5, sc. 6 (1819).

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  • 204.
    Grief, first take on shape! what is shapeless causes fear and torment but when the enemy materializes, half the victory is won.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. "Melancholy," Poems (1821).

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  • 205.
    My anger thought you too ignoble for my love, and close examination finds you too magnificent, and only equals are joined together smoothly.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Phaon, in Sappho, act 5, sc. 4 (1819).

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