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“No one feels another's grief, no one understands another's joy. People imagine that they can reach one another. In reality they only pass each other by.”
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“There is no such thing as happy music.”
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tags: music
“Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.”
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“My compositions spring from my sorrows. Those that give the world the greatest delight were born of my deepest griefs.”
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“Those who are born of grief give greatest delight to the outside world.”
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“I am in the world only for the purpose of composing.”
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“For long years I felt torn between the greatest grief and the greatest love. . . . Whenever I attempted to sing of love, it turned to pain. And again, when I tried to sing of pain, it turned to love. Thus were love and pain divided in me.”
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“With a heart filled with endless love for those who scorned me, I wandered far away. For many and many a year I sang songs. Whenever I tried to sing of love, it turned to pain. And again, when I tried to sing of pain, it turned to love.”
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tags: love, music
“No one understands another’s grief, no one understands another’s joy. . . . My music is the product of my talent and my misery. And that which I have written in my greatest distress is what the world seems to like best.”
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