Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872) on the perversion of the ideals of the Enlightenment as reflected in the conflict of the nationalities in the Habsburg Monarchy
‘From humanity through nationality to bestiality’
Franz Grillparzer, Sämtliche Werke. Ausgewählte Briefe, Gespräche, Berichte, ed. Peter Frank and Karl Pörnbacher, 2 vols. (Munich, 1960), vol. 1, p. 500
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