Quotations From FRANZ GRILLPARZER
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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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History is the zoology of the human race.Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1837).
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Love! Hate! Is there no third?Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Sappho, in Sappho, act 5, sc. 6 (1819).
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).
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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