Quotation Explorer - 'Ludwig Van Beethoven'

Plaudite, amici, comedia finita est.(Applaud, my friends, the comedy is over.)[Said on his deathbed] - Ludwig van Beethoven
Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Music--the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge, which comprehends mankind, but which mankind cannot comprehend. - Ludwig van Beethoven
I would rather write 10,000 notes than a single letter of the alphabet. - Ludwig van Beethoven
To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Applaud my friends, the comedy is over...[on his death bed] - Ludwig van Beethoven
Nothing is more intolerable than to have admit to yourself your own errors. - Ludwig van Beethoven
We mortals with immortal minds are only born for sufferings and joys, and one could almost say that the most excellent receive joy through sufferings. - Ludwig van Beethoven
I wish you all the good and charm that life can offer. Think of me kindly, and rest assured that no one would more rejoice to hear of your happiness. - 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
Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Music, verily, is the mediator between intellectual and sensuous life... the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup. - Ludwig van Beethoven
[When asked why are numbers beautiful?]It’s like asking why is ’s Ninth Symphony beautiful. If you don't see why, someone can't tell you. I know numbers are beautiful. If they aren't beautiful, nothing is. Paul Erdős - Ludwig van Beethoven
Music is ... A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy - Ludwig van Beethoven
It is my wish that you may have at better and freer life than I have had. Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience; this was what upheld me in time of misery. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Music is a higher revelation than philosophy. - Ludwig van Beethoven
I have never thought of writing for reputation and honor. What I have in my heart must come out; that is the reason why I compose. - Ludwig van Beethoven
I wish you music to help with the burdens of life ,and to help you release your happiness to others. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Never forget the days I spent with you. Continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours. - Ludwig van Beethoven
I shall seize fate by the throat. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine. - Ludwig van Beethoven
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