Bedřich Smetana Quotes

Best Quotes by Bedřich Smetana

“By the grace of God and with His help, I shall one day be a Liszt in technique and a Mozart in composition.”

“For the first time for ages, I can again hear the entire range of octaves in tune. Previously they were all jumbled up. I can still hear nothing with my right ear.”

“I am not ashamed to reply to you in my mother tongue, however imperfectly, and am glad to be able to show that my fatherland means more to me than anything else.”

“When I was seventeen years old, I did not know C sharp from D flat. Ignorant of this, yet I wrote music.”

“You from within our glasses, you lusty golden brew, whoever imbibes takes fire from you. The young and the old sing your praises. Here's to beer, here's to cheer, here's to beer.”

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