"Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Franz Grillparzer on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Franz Grillparzer on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Franz Grillparzer on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Franz Grillparzer on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Franz Grillparzer on Michael Jordan
"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."