"Drink and be thankful to the host! What seems insignificant when you have it, is important when you need it."
"Be thankful for what you have you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough."Franz Grillparzer on Oprah Winfrey
"I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land."Franz Grillparzer on Jon Stewart
"The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest."Franz Grillparzer on William Blake
"Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse."Franz Grillparzer on Henry Van Dyke
"Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence."Franz Grillparzer on Erma Bombeck
"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."