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A collection of Frédéric Chopin quotes on happiness, world, achievements, art, soul, heart, etc.

11 Quotes By Frédéric Chopin

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Famous As: Composer

Born On: March 1, 1810

Died On: October 17, 1849

Born In: Żelazowa Wola

Died At Age: 39

French - Polish composer and prodigy pianist Frédéric Chopin was a leading musician of the 18th century. He is best known for his solo piano compositions that had a variety of notes, yet remained simple. Though he attended piano lessons, music came to him naturally. He gave several performances and travelled through Europe. He relocated to Paris after the Warsaw Uprising and never returned to Poland thereafter. He really felt sad to leave the country of his birth, and as he had no one to share his sorrow with, he vented his feelings through his piano. We have compiled Frédéric Chopin’s quotes from his lyrics and writings. A collection of Frédéric Chopin quotes on happiness, world, achievements, art, soul, heart, etc.

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If the newspapers cut me up so much that I shall not venture before the world again, I have resolved to become a house painter; that would be as easy as anything else, and I should, at any rate, still be an artist!

Frédéric Chopin

Oh, how hard it must be to die anywhere but in one's birthplace.

Frédéric Chopin

As long as I have health and strength, I will gladly work all my days.

Frédéric Chopin

Vienna is a handsome, lively city, and pleases me exceedingly.

Frédéric Chopin

I shall create a new world for myself.

Frédéric Chopin

Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.

Frédéric Chopin

The crowd intimidates me, its breath suffocates me. I feel paralyzed by its curious look, and the unknown faces make me dumb.

Frédéric Chopin

Oh, how miserable it is to have no one to share your sorrows and joys, and, when your heart is heavy, to have no soul to whom you can pour out your woes.

Frédéric Chopin

Man is never always happy, and very often only a brief period of happiness is granted him in this world; so why escape from this dream which cannot last long?

Frédéric Chopin

Sometimes I can only groan, and suffer, and pour out my despair at the piano!

Frédéric Chopin

I wish I could throw off the thoughts which poison my happiness, but I take a kind of pleasure in indulging them.

Frédéric Chopin