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Quotation by Franz Grillparzer
I honor your art, because you contrived it, but it only helps those who think the way you do. You may give a sick man your best potion but he'll die if he thinks it's poison.
Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872), Austrian author. Tetka, in Libussa, act 1 (1872).
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