Thursday, December 17, 2015

Ludwig van Beethoven Quotes

Today Google doodle is Ludwig van Beethoven.
Here are some of the quotes from Beethoven. These are worth reading.

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

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

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

Only the pure of heart can make a good soup.

Never misjudge the most faithful heart of your beloved.

I love a tree more than a man.

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

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

Applaud my friends, the comedy is over...[on his death bed]

The day-to-day exhausted me! 

Even in poverty I lived like a king for I tell you that nobility is the thing that makes a king.

What is difficult is also beautiful, good, great, etc, therefore every person understands that this is the greatest praise that one can give, because the difficult makes one sweat.

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