Franz Grillparzer 15 January 1791 – 21 January 1872

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Human life, old and young, takes place between hope and remembrance. The young man sees all the gates to his desires open, and the old man remembers—his hopes.
Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Album entry, Poems (1841).
They are miserly, the princes of Austria, you need not grieve about it; they may not donate anything, but they allow themselves to be fleeced, the good lords.
Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Poems (1844).
What raises great poetry above all else—it is the entire person and also the entire world.
Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Also: commemorative sheet for Friedrich von Reden and Wilhelm von Wartenegg. Album entry, Poems (1862).

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