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#1. Of all my children, this is the one that cost me the worst birth-pangs and brought me the most sorrow; and for that reason it is the one most dear to me. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#2. Even in poverty I lived like a king for I tell you that nobility is the thing that makes a king - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#3. What you are, you are by accident of birth; what I am, I am by myself. There are and will be a thousand princes; there is only one Beethoven. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#4. A true artist is expected to be all that is noble-minded, and this is not altogether a mistake; on the other hand, however, in what a mean way are critics allowed to pounce upon us. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#5. Artists are fiery, they do not weep! - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#6. My heart is full of many things there are moments when I feel that speech is nothing after all. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#7. ever thine, ever mine, ever ours - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#8. Rossini would have been a great composer if his teacher had spanked him enough on his backside. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#9. You will not find a treatise that is too learned for me; without laying claim to any genuine learning, I yet accustomed myself from childhood onwards to grasp the spirit of the best and wisest in every age. Shame on the artist who does not consider it his duty to achieve at least so much. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#10. The foundation of friendship demands the greatest likeness of human souls and hearts. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#11. Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#12. Art demands of us that we shall not stand still. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#13. She was such a good loving mother, my best friend. Oh, who was happier than I when I could still say the dear name "Mother," and it was heard, and whom can I say it to now? - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#14. What I have in my heart and soul - must find a way out. That's the reason for music. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#15. When somewhat at a distance, I cannot hear the high tones of instruments, voices. In speaking, it is not surprising that there are people who have never noticed it, for as a rule I am absent-minded, and they account for it in that way. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#16. I know no other sign of superiority than Goodness. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#17. Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#18. The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry, 'Thus far and no farther.' - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#19. Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#20. Often, I can scarcely hear any one speaking to me; the tones yes, but not the actual words; yet as soon as any one shouts, it is unbearable. What will come of all this, heaven only knows! - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#21. Men are not only together when they are with each other; even the distant and the dead live with us. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#22. I like your opera - I think I will set it to music - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#23. Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#24. Let your deafness no longer be a secret - even in art. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#25. Only the flint of a man's mind can strike fire in music. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#26. Must it be? It must be. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#27. Artists who have won fame are often embarrassed by it; thus their first works are often their best. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#28. Music is the mediator between
the spiritual and the sensual life. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#29. I know of no more sacred duty than to rear and educate a child. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#30. To me the highest thing, after God, is my honor. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#31. Love, and love alone, is capable of giving you a happier life. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#32. It seemed unthinkable for me to leave the world forever before I had produced all that I felt called upon to produce - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#33. Wherever you are, I am there also. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#34. How glad I am to be able to roam in the wood and thicket, among trees and flowers and rocks ... in the country, every tree seems to speak to me, saying, "Holy! Holy", in the woods, there is enchantment which expresses all things. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#35. Never misjudge the most faithful heart of your beloved. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#36. Only the pure in heart can make a good soup. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#37. Do you think I give a damn about your and your pathetic violin? - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#38. Music comes to me more readily than words. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#39. I am resolved to rise superior to every obstacle. With whom need I be afraid of measuring my strength? I will take Fate by the throat. It shall not overcome me. O how beautiful it is to be alive
would that I could live a thousand times! - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#40. Oh continue to love me -
never misjudge the most faithful heart of your beloved.
ever thine
ever mine
ever ours - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#41. There ought to be only one large art warehouse in the world, to which the artist could carry his art-works and from which he could carry away whatever he needed. As it is one must be half a tradesman. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#42. Anyone who tells a lie has not pure heart, and cannot make good soup. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#43. After Rossini dies, who will be there to promote his music? - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#44. Music is ... A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#45. Don't only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#46. It is my wish that you may have at better and freer life than I have had. Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience; this was what upheld me in time of misery. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#47. Don't regard yourself as too divine to improve, occasionally, your own works. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#48. I will seize fate by the throat; it shall certainly never wholly overcome me. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#49. Then let us all do what is right, strive with all our might toward the unattainable, develop as fully as we can the gifts God has given us, and never stop learning - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#50. There is no greater pleasure for me than to practice and exhibit my art. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#51. Such incidents brought me to the verge of despair, but little more and I would have put an end to my life - only art it was that withheld me, - ah, it seemed impossible to leave the world until I had produced all that I had felt called upon to produce. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#52. I despise a world which does not feel that music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#53. Plaudite, amici, comedia finita est.
(Applaud, my friends, the comedy is over.)
[Said on his deathbed] - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#54. Friends applaud, the comedy is over. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#55. There are and always will be thousands of princes, but there is only one Beethoven! - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#56. From the glow of enthusiasm I let the melody escape. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#57. A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#58. Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#59. The true artist is not proud: he unfortunately sees that art has no limits; he feels darkly how far he is from the goal, and though he may be admired by others, he is sad not to have reached that point to which his better genius only appears as a distant, guiding sun. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#60. Recommend to your children to be virtuous, only the virtue can bring us happiness, not the money. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#61. I love a tree more than a man. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#62. Figured Bass (Harmony) and Religion are self-contained things, one should not argue these. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#63. To do good whenever one can, to love liberty above all else, never to deny the truth, even though it be before the throne. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#64. He that divines the secret of my music is freed from the unhappiness that haunts the whole world of men. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#65. Music can change the world. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#66. Oh you men who think or say that I am malevolent, stubborn, or misanthropic, how greatly do you wrong me. You do not know the secret cause which makes me seem that way to you. Oh how harshly was I flung back by the doubly sad experience of my bad hearing. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#67. I must confess that I lead a miserable life. For almost two years, I have ceased to attend any social functions, just because I find it impossible to say to people, 'I am deaf.' If I had any other profession, I might be able to cope with my infirmity; but in my profession, it is a terrible handicap. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#68. One must not hold one's self so divine as to be unwilling occasionally to make improvements in one's creations. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#69. The day-to-day exhausted me! - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#70. Only art and science can raise men to the level of God. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#71. Off with you! You're a happy fellow, for you'll give happiness and joy to many other people. There is nothing better or greater than that! - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#72. In the country It seems as if every tree Said to me 'Holy! Holy!' Who can ever express The ecstasy of the woods! Almighty One, In the woods I am blessed. Happy every one in the woods. Every tree speaks through Thee. O God! What glory in the woodland. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#73. Don't only practise your art, but force your way into its secrets. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#74. I shall seize fate by the throat. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#75. Handel is the greatest composer that ever lived ... I would uncover my head and kneel down on his tomb. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#76. Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess? - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#77. I only live in my music, and I have scarcely begun one thing when I start on another. As I am now working, I am often engaged on three or four things at the same time. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#78. I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#79. Richard Wagner commenting on the music of Ludvig Van Beethoven: He was a Titan, wrestling with the Gods. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#80. Everything should be at once surprising and inevitable. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#81. An artist is someone who has learned to trust in himself. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#82. Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#83. He who understand my music will remain free from the miseries that the other men are dragging with them . - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#84. Love demands all, and has a right to all. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#85. Never forget the days I spent with you. Continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#86. The guitar is an orchestra in itself. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#87. We mortals with immortal minds are only born for sufferings and joys, and one could almost say that the most excellent receive joy through sufferings. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#88. To play without passion is inexcusable! - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#89. Whoever tells a lie is not pure of heart, and such a person can not cook a clean soup. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#90. Tones sound, and roar and storm about me until I have set them down in notes. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#91. In the world of art, as in the whole of creation, freedom and progress are the main objectives. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#92. All my life I have regarded myself as one of Mozart's greatest admirers, and I will remain one until my last breath. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#93. Music is the electric soil in which the spirit thinks, lives and invents. All that's electrical stimulates the mind to flowing surging musical creation. I am electrical by nature. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#94. I would rather write 10,000 notes than a single letter of the alphabet. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#95. I can do nothing but think of you ... What have you done to me? Can't you remove the spell you have cast over me? - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#96. You - my life - my All - farewell.
Oh, go on loving me - never doubt
the faithfullest heart
Of your beloved
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Ever thine
Ever mine
Ever ours. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#97. I alter some things, eliminate and try again until I am satisfied. Then begins the mental working out of this material in its breadth, its narrowness, its height and depth. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#98. Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#99. Recommend virtue to your children, that alone - not wealth - can give happiness. It upholds in adversity and the thought of it and my art prevents me from putting an end to my life. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#100. Only art and science make us suspect the existence of life to a higher level, and maybe also instill hope thereof. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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