28 Total Quotes

Ludwig Beethoven Quotes

Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
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#Eyes

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.
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#Adversity

This is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble.
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#Man

Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.
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#Food And Eating #Art

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
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#Wisdom #Music

Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
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#Life #Music

Your love makes me at once the happiest and the unhappiest of men
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#Happiness

Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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#Knowledge

Applaud friends, the comedy is over. (Said as he was dying)
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#Comedy

No friend have I. I must live by myself alone; but I know well that God is nearer to me than others in my art, so I will walk fearlessly with Him.
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#God

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.
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#Music

Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
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#Money #Children

Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth.
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#Music #Earth

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!
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#Happiness

No one should drive a hard bargain with an artist.
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#Art

Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
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#Arts And Artists #Art

Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup.
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#Heart

My misfortune is doubly painful to me because it will result in my being misunderstood. For me there can be no recreation in the company of others, no intelligent conversation, no exchange of information with peers; only the most pressing needs can make me venture into society. I am obliged to live like an outcast.
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#Misfortune

Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
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#Life

Friends applaud, the comedy is over.
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#Famous Last Words #Comedy

Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
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#Children