- Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
- Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.
- Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
- Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
- What you are, you are by accident of birth; what I am, I am by myself. There are and will be a thousand princes; there is only one Beethoven.
- Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman.
- Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
- Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
- Music is mediator between spiritual and sensual life.
- Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a…
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