Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Edvard Grieg, fully Edvard Hagerup Grieg

Norwegian Composer and Pianist who composed in the Romantic period

"It is great to have friends when one is young, but indeed it is still more so when you are getting old. When we are young, friends are, like everything else, a matter of course. In the old days we know what it means to have them."

"Artists like Bach and Beethoven erected churches and temples on the heights. I only wanted... to build dwellings for men in which they might feel happy and at home. "