His early skills at music and the violin were decidedly less than impressive. His teachers thought him hopeless. It was his father who saw the potential in him and took over his education. Beethoven slowly lost his hearing throughout his life and yet, four of his greatest works were composed when he was completely deaf. The important thing is that Beethoven did not give up and realized that he had to face the truth and continue living his dream of composing music. Even Beethoven’s deafness was not enough to be an obstacle large enough to block his path of success.
1) “Beethoven can write music, thank God, because he can’t do anything else!” – Ludwig van Beethoven
2) Don’t worry about the permits. I’m sure there’s room for a second building.
3) It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog. Mark Twain
Go get em’! Wags and licks, your friend, Mr. Molesley