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Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun
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"Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun"

- Franz Grillparzer

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Austria Flag This quote is written / told by Franz Grillparzer between January 15, 1791 and January 21, 1872. He/she was a famous Poet from Austria. The author also have 27 other quotes.

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