Ludwig van Beethoven   (December 16, 1770–March 26, 1827) Ludwig van Beethoven (December 16, 1770–March 26, 1827)

The true artist has no pride. He sees unfortunately that art has no limits; he has a vague awareness of how far he is from reaching his goal; and while others may perhaps admire him, he laments the fact that he has not yet reached the point whither his better genius only lights the way for him like a distant sun.