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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    Servants honor their master by their service.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    Schiller moves upward. Goethe comes from up above.
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    The course of modern learning leads from humanism via nationalism to bestiality.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    In early times, before the floods swept across the world, there was life, albeit odd, as one can see from the fossils of mammoth bones, and there was the regime of Prince Metternich.
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    The uneducated person perceives only the individual phenomenon, the partly educated person the rule, and the educated person the exception.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)