Another favorite inspirational quote
“He has learned nothing and will never do anything properly.”
– Herr Albrechtsberger in 1794 concerning his music student Ludwig von Beethoven
This after Beethoven already had a reputation as a marvelous improviser, was regularly welcomed in the salons of Vienna as a prodigy piano soloist and had written one, and possibly two piano concertos. Whether you’re a composer, performer, writer or artist, never sell yourself short!