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- Ludwig van Beethoven: [startled to discover he has been tricked into playing piano for people observing him behind the wall] It is terrible, terrible for you to rob me in this way of my most treasured feelings!
- Ludwig van Beethoven: [completely deaf, he is watching musicians perform his 'Kreutzer' violin sonata] I can't hear them, but I know that they are making a hash of it.
- Ludwig van Beethoven: [Miss Guiccardi's first piano lesson. She is playing, poorly, a little minuet. She errs, and begins pounding on the keyboard, perhaps to gets some kind of reaction from Beethoven. He says nothing until he realizes she has stopped. He gives his critique] You think that because I do not stop you, that I am not listening. [She sighs in agreeance] The manner in which you thump out the notes without the slightest thought as to their meaning is unforgivable. And your lack of passion is unforgivable. I shall have to beat you. [she offers her hand for punishment, rolling her eyes. He gives her a hard, painful slap]