Ludwig van Beethoven: 10 quotes for his birthday

Here are 10 profound, temperamental, and epic quotes from one of the greatest musical geniuses of all time, Ludwig van Beethoven.

5. Soup

AP Photo/Matthew Mead
This Nov. 21, 2011 photo shows Rocco DiSpirito's recipe for chicken noodle soup in Concord, N.H.

"Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup."  

– from a conversation with Nanette Streicher (1817 or 1818)

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