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  • Ringo Starr
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    I like Beethoven, especially the poems.
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    German composer 1770-1827
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
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    Art! Who comprehends her? With whom can one consult concerning this great goddess?
  • Richard Dawkins
    Richard Dawkins
    English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
    Richard Dawkins
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    Astrology is an aesthetic affront. It cheapens astronomy, like using Beethoven for commercial jingles.
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    German composer 1770-1827
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
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    Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
    Douglas Adams
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    Beethoven tells you what it's like to be Beethoven and Mozart tells you what it's like to be human. Bach tells you what it's like to be the universe.
  • Anne Stevenson
    Anne Stevenson
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    I remain loyal to Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert in music and to Shakespeare and Jane Austen in literature.
  • James Brown
    James Brown
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    I've outdone anyone you can name: Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Strauss. Irving Berlin, he wrote 1,001 tunes. I wrote 5,500.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    German composer 1770-1827
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
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    Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    German composer 1770-1827
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
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    Never shall I forget the time I spent with you. Please continue to be my friend, as you will always find me yours.
  • No one should drive a hard bargain with an artist.
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    German composer 1770-1827
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
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    Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    German composer 1770-1827
    Ludwig Van Beethoven
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    Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.
  • Robertson Davies
    Robertson Davies
    Canadian novelist and journalist 1913-
    Robertson Davies
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    Pornography is rather like trying to find out about a Beethoven symphony by having somebody tell you about it and perhaps hum a few bars.
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