Quotes by Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethovenoʊvən/; German: ; baptised 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Classical music, he remains one of the most recognised and influential of all composers.

Quotes by Ludwig van Beethoven

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

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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.

Ludwig van Beethoven, Beethoven an Emilie M. in Hamburg, Töplitz, 17. Juli 1812
 
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Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.

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Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.

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Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.

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Forever yours
Forever mine
Eternally us

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