Franz Grillparzer

Franz Grillparzer

Franz Seraphicus Grillparzer (15 January 1791 – 21 January 1872) was an Austrian writer who is chiefly known for his dramas. He also wrote the oration for Ludwig van Beethoven's funeral.

Read more about Franz Grillparzer:  Biography, Early Works Up To Das Goldene Vlies, Historical Tragedies, More Masterpieces and A Setback, Later Life and Final Masterpieces, Assessment, Cultural References

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    The manifestation of poetry in external life is formal perfection. True sentiment grows within, and art must represent internal phenomena externally.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    There shall be no slave in your home, male or female: Least of all the mother of your son.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    The likeness of the world? A shadow! And world’s glory? A dream!
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    A flutist who is moved to tears by his own performance will soon make the listeners laugh because of the sounds that he produces.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    Since love is folly, a foolish woman is more dangerous than a wise one.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)