quote by Ludwig van Beethoven

Do you think I give a damn about your and your pathetic violin?

— Ludwig van Beethoven

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. . . colors like a flourish of trumpets or pianissimo on the violin, great, calm, oscillating, splintered surgances . . . . Is this not form?

Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.

The soul is like a violin string: it makes music only when it is stretched.

The soprano has all those other instruments in it.

It's got the soprano song voice, flute, violin, clarinet, and tenor elements and can even approach the baritone in intensity.

Dance me to your beauty with a burning violin Dance me through the panic 'til I'm gathered safely in Lift me like an olive branch and be my homeward dove Dance me to the end of love

If we were all determined to play the first violin we should never have an ensemble. therefore, respect every musician in his proper place.

I got in the school band and the school choir.

It all hit me like a ton of bricks, everything just came out. I played percussion for a while, and stayed after school forever just tinkering around with different things, the clarinets and the violins.

The actor must know that since he, himself, is the instrument, he must play on it to serve the character with the same effortless dexterity with which the violinist makes music on his. Just because he doesn't look like a violin is no reason to assume his techniques should be thought of as less difficult.

If I wanted to play the violin, I had to work.

Because anything that one wants to do really, and one loves doing, one must do everyday. It should be as easy to the artist and as natural as flying is to a bird. And you can’t imagine a bird saying well, I’m tired today, I’m not going to fly!

A violinist had a violin, a painter his palette.

All I had was myself. I was the instrument that I must care for.

Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin-it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring.

Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin - it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring.

Another thing that I don't like to do is show too much how it goes.

I do it once in a blue moon. Sometimes there are lessons when I don't pick up a violin at all.

Violin playing is a physical art with great traditions behind it.

I am happy because I want nothing from anyone.

I do not care for money. Decorations, titles or distinctions mean nothing to me. I do not crave praise. The only thing that gives me pleasure, apart from my work, my violin and my sailboat, is the appreciation of my fellow workers.

If you take a violin, you can make it sound 50 different ways.

Not just pizzicato and played by the bow, but ponticello, and harmonics, and tremolos. If you take an oboe and play it, there's about one way you can make it sound: like an oboe.

The Germans have four violin concertos.

The greatest, most uncompromising is Beethoven’s. The one by Brahms vies with it in seriousness. The richest, the most seductive, was written by Max Bruch. But the most inward, the heart’s jewel, is Mendelssohn’s.

Math is the beautiful, rich, joyful, playful, surprising, frustrating, humbling and creative art that speaks to something transcendental. It is worthy of much exploration and examination because it is intrinsically beautiful, nothing more to say. Why play the violin? Because it is beautiful! Why engage in math? Because it too is beautiful!

Learning to play golf is like learning to play the violin.

It's not only difficult to do, it's very painful to everyone around you.

Happiness is a thing to be practiced, like the violin.

With years a richer life begins, the spirit mellow: ripe age gives tones to violins, wine, and good fellows.

Violin for me is a great instrument because you can use it as a rhythmical instrument and also as a melodic instrument. ... You can pretty much do everything with the violin. Sometimes I feel classical music limits the violin.

The violin - that most human of all instruments.

I know that the most joy in my life has come to me from my violin.

Yet everything that touches us, me and you, takes us together like a violin's bow, which draws one voice out of two separate strings.

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A world without tomatoes is like a string quartet without violins.

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.

The age of a person doesn't matter. The sweetest music is played on the oldest violin.

God, as a loving Father, will stretch our souls at times.

The soul is like a violin string: it makes music only when it is stretched. . . . God will tutor us by trying us because He loves us, not because of indifference!

It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself up to the world by playing your role in the concert.

Sex and violence was never really my cup of tea; I was always more into sax and violins.

A violin should be played with love, or not at all.

A novel is like a bow, and the violin that produces the sound is the reader's soul.

I hope I will always have the chance to play the violin.

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