Franz Grillparzer Quotes

Franz Grillparzer Quotes: The office of the prince and that of the writer are defined and assigned as follows: the nobleman gives rank to the written work,the writer provides food for the prince.
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Franz Grillparzer Quote: The prince exults whomever he selects as his consort, but the queen, rather than elevating the subject of her choice, humiliates him as a man. By all that is right, a man is not intended to be the husband of his wife, but a woman is to be her husband's wife.
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Quotes about Franz Grillparzer: Even with limited intelligence, knowing oneself is not as difficult as some say, but to act according to what one has realized about oneself in real life is as difficult as practicing anything else, compared to theory.
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Quote about Franz Grillparzer: Captivating the spirit of the age is a matter of great talent; being swept away by it characterizes an average mind. The two are as different from one another as activity and passivity.
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Franz Grillparzer Sayings: If someone took the finest marble and knew how to shape it artfully: Prometheus' material was lowly clay, but his statues walked.
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Franz Grillparzer Saying: In order to succeed in a profession, a person not only needs to have its good, but also its bad qualities. The former are the spirit, the latter is the body of the job.
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Sayings about Franz Grillparzer: The real genres: good and bad.
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Saying about Franz Grillparzer: No spoon has yet destroyed a mouth, but the knife of war cuts portions that are hard to swallow. Perhaps the big mouths of the privileged are able to cope with them, but they dull the teeth of the little people and ruin their stomachs.
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Franz Grillparzer Quotes: It's the misfortune of German authors that not a single one of them dares to expose his true character. Everyone thinks that he has to be better than he is.
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Franz Grillparzer Quote: Let no one say that taking action is hard. Action is aided by courage, by the moment, by impulse, and the hardest thing in the world is making a decision.
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Quotes about Franz Grillparzer: 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.
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Quote about Franz Grillparzer: Lap-dogs and blood-hounds enjoy the greatest respect at court; house-dogs and no dogs at all are not even considered.
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Franz Grillparzer Sayings: The state has no religion for the simple reason that it has each and everyone.
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Franz Grillparzer Saying: The most irascible person is most likely to become apathetic in dangerous situations.
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Sayings about Franz Grillparzer: It's actually the spirit helping the spirit; it is the doctor, the bed, the potion.
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Saying about Franz Grillparzer: The spirit of poetry combines the profundity of the philosopher and the child's delight in bright pictures.
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Franz Grillparzer Quotes: I've never been on good terms with God, but now I'm becoming His intimate, for He is truly absolute and extremely legitimate.
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Franz Grillparzer Quote: You ardently strive for freedom, and I do wish you were free--but, rather than for your sake, so that government won't be.
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