Ludwig van Beethoven Quotes
Most popular Ludwig van Beethoven Quotes
I want to seize fate by the throat.
Fate gave to man the courage of endurance.
Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.
Music is a higher revelation than philosophy.
Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
Music, verily, is the mediator between the life of the mind and the senses.
Beethoven can write music, thank God — but he can do nothing else on earth.
Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great Goddess?
The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry, "Thus far and no farther."
Music — The one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind, but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy, it is the wine of a new procreation, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for men and makes them drunk with the spirit.
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.