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Archive for April 23rd, 2011

beethoven

The Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 by Ludwig van Beethoven, popularly known as the “Emperor Concerto”, was his last piano concerto. It was written between 1809 and 1811 in Vienna.

At that time, Beethoven had lost most of his hearing and, yet, went on to create some of the most hauntingly beautiful and memorable music this world will ever know.

“Live only for your art, for you are so limited by your senses.” – L. Beethoven

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not lonely

“We are all alone, born alone, die alone, and — in spite of True Romance magazines — we shall all someday look back on our lives and see that, in spite of our company, we were alone the whole way. I do not say lonely — at least, not all the time — but essentially, and finally, alone. This is what makes your self-respect so important, and I don’t see how you can respect yourself if you must look in the hearts and minds of others for your happiness.”
— Hunter S. Thompson

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