Ludwig van Beethoven quotes

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“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.”

— Ludwig van Beethoven

“Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.”

— Ludwig van Beethoven

“Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.”

— Ludwig van Beethoven

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

— Ludwig van Beethoven

“Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.”

— Ludwig van Beethoven

“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.”

— Ludwig van Beethoven

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

— Ludwig van Beethoven

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

— Ludwig van Beethoven

“This is the mark of a really admirable man: steadfastness in the face of trouble.”

— Ludwig van Beethoven

 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.

— Ludwig van Beethoven

“Friends applaud, the comedy is over.”

— Ludwig van Beethoven

“A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.”

— Ludwig van Beethoven

“Tones sound, and roar and storm about me until I have set them down in notes.”

— Ludwig van Beethoven