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Friedrich von Schelling

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Biography - Friedrich von Schelling:

German philosopher.
Born: 1775 - Died: 1854
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany

Architecture in general is frozen music.



(German, French)

Wenn die Architektur überhaupt die erstarrte Musik ist.

L'architecture est en général de la musique figée.

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The mood which emanates from architecture comes close to the effect of music.

Quotes for: music


Quotes about music:

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.

Without music, life would be a mistake.

Music before all else.

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.

If music be the food of love, play on.

Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.

Quotes for: architecture


Quotes about architecture:

Architecture is the great book of humanity, the principal expression of man in his different stages of development, either as a force or as an intelligence.

Thus, down to the time of Gutenberg, architecture is the principal writing, the universal writing.

Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book.

I call architecture frozen music.

The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.

The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.


Friedrich von Schelling also said...

All rules for study are summed up in this one: learn only in order to create.

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