Franz Grillparzer

"Genius differs from talent not by the amount of original thoughts, but by making the latter fertile and by positioning them properly, in other words, by integrating everything into a whole, whereas talent produces only fragments, no matter how beautiful."

Franz Grillparzer
Franz Grillparzer "Notebooks and Diaries"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 7)

"Today is, after all, today, but yesterday is of the same substance as tomorrow."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun."

Franz Grillparzer
Franz Grillparzer "Notebooks and Diaries"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A woman's passion is not the measure of a man's love."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Prose and poetry are as different as food and drink."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Art compares to nature like wine to the grape."

Franz Grillparzer
Franz Grillparzer "Notebooks and Diaries"

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Gold is the gift of vanity and common pride, but flowers are the gift of love and friendship."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Why does the past look so enticing to us? For the same reason why from a distance a meadow with flowers looks like a flower bed."

Franz Grillparzer
Franz Grillparzer "Notebooks and Diaries"

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Jealousy is a grievous passion that jealously seeks what causes grief."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The real genres: good and bad."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Love! Hate! Is there no third?"


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The spirit of poetry combines the profundity of the philosopher and the child's delight in bright pictures."

Franz Grillparzer
Franz Grillparzer "Notebooks and Diaries"

Rating: 1.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Genius resembles a bell; in order to ring it must be suspended into pure air, and when a foreign body touches it, its joyful tone is silenced."

Franz Grillparzer
Franz Grillparzer "Notebooks and Diaries"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)