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Ludwig van Beethoven Quotes

Friends applaud, the Comedy is over. (Dying Words)

Friendship Quotes

Beethoven can write music, thank God -- but he can do nothing else on earth.

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

The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry, ''Thus far and no farther.''

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.