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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    Her friends mourned her, and whoever knew her, was her friend.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    Once you have looked at the land from atop the Kahlenberg, you will understand what I write and who I am.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    Only by himself, with one acre and a house, will a dunce be a dunce. Once he manages to gain power, he’ll turn into a scoundrel.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    Do old people always live in the past? What yesterday was firm and true, may not be so today.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    Disregard for the consequences and for right and wrong nowadays passes as energy.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)