"Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it."
"When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself."Franz Grillparzer on Tecumseh
"Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day."Franz Grillparzer on John Wooden
"When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others."Franz Grillparzer on Dalai Lama
"Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light."Franz Grillparzer on Albert Schweitzer
"Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts."Franz Grillparzer on Alan Cohen
"Although your knowledge is weak and small, you need not be silent: since you cannot be judges be at least witnesses."
"Those who want to row on the ocean of human knowledge do not get far, and the storm drives those out of their course who set sail."
"Poetry, it is often said and loudly so, is life's true mirror. But a monkey looking into a work of literature looks in vain for Socrates."
"Science and art, or by the same token, poetry and prose differ from one another like a journey and an excursion. The purpose of the journey is its goal, the purpose of an excursion is the process."
"Prose talks and poetry sings."