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Ludwig van Beethoven

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Biography - Ludwig van Beethoven:

German composer and pianist.
Born: 1770 - Died: 1827
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Musik ist höhere Offenbarung als alle Weisheit und Philosophie.

French
La musique est une révélation plus haute que toute sagesse et toute philosophie.




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Without music, life would be a mistake.

Philosophy is the highest music.




Quotes for: music


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Quotes about music:


Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
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Music before all else.
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Architecture in general is frozen music.
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If music be the food of love, play on.
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Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.
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All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself.
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Quotes for: philosophy


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Quotes about philosophy:


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

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To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.
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To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher.
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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.
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Philosophize is to learn how to die.
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Quotes for: wisdom


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Quotes about wisdom:


Patience is the companion of wisdom.
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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.
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Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
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Don't only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine.
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Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
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Off with you! You're a happy fellow, for you'll give happiness and joy to many other people. There is nothing better or greater than that!
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Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
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Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken.
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