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Do you know what makes the prison disappear? Every deep, genuine affection. Being friends, being brothers, loving, that is what opens the prison, with supreme power, by some magic force. Without these one stays dead. But whenever affection is revived, there life revives. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I cannot help thinking that the best way of knowing God is to love many things. Love this friend, this person, this thing, whatever you like, and you will be on the right road to understanding Him better. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It may be true that there is no God here, but there must be one not far off, and at such a moment one feels His presence; which comes to the same as saying (and I readily give this sincere profession of faith): I believe in God, and that it is His wi -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Describing Starry Night: Firmament and planets both disappeared, but the mighty breath which gives life to all things and in which all is bound up remained. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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To express a marriage of two complementary colors, their mingling and their opposition, the mysterious vibrations of kindred tones ... -- Vincent Van Gogh
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What is true is that I have at times earned my own crust of bread, and at other times a friend has given it to me out of the goodness of his heart. I have lived whatever way I could, for better or for worse, taking things just as they came. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I can't change the fact that my paintings don't sell. But the time will come when people will recognize that they are worth more than the value of the paints used in the picture. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Well, I am ploughing on my canvases as they do on their fields (the peasants). It goes badly enough in our profession - in fact that has always been so, but at the moment it is very bad. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Let me stop there, but my God, how beautiful Shakespeare is, who else is as mysterious as he is; his language and method are like a brush trembling with excitement and ecstasy. But one must learn to read, just as one must learn to see and learn to live. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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My aim in life is to make pictures and drawings, as many and as well as I can; then, at the end of my life ... looking back with love and tender regret, and thinking, 'Oh, the pictures I might have made!' -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Well, do you know what I hope for, once I allow myself to begin to hope? [ ... ] That you find in your love for people something not only to work for, but to comfort and restore you when there is a need. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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A likeness different from the products of the God-fearing photographer. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The great artist is the simplifier. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Spring is the fresh green of young corn and the pink blush of blossoms. Autumn contrasts the yellowed foilage with violet hues. Winter is the white of snow against its black forms ... Summer is the contrast of blues and the golden bronze of the corn. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I believe that one thinks much more soundly if the thoughts arise from direct contact with things, than if one looks at things with the aim of finding this or that in them. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Keep your love of nature, for that is the true way to understand art more and more. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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And then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough? -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Try to walk as much as you can, and keep your love for nature, for that is the true way to learn to understand art more and more. Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see her. If one really loves nature, one can find beauty everywhere. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Here everything is so wholly what I consider beautiful. In other words, there is peace here. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The victory one would gain after a whole life of work and effort is better than one that is gained sooner. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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By working hard, old man, I hope to make something good one day. I haven't yet, but I am pursuing it and fighting for it ... -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Ideas for work are coming to me in abundance ... I'm going like a painting-locomotive. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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We are having wind and rain here, and I am very glad not to be alone. I work from memory on bad days, and that would not do if I were alone. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Painting is like having a bad mistress who spends and spends and it's never enough ... I tell myself that even if a tolerable study comes out of it from time to time, it would have been cheaper to buy it from somebody else. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Modern reality has got such a hold on us that ... when we attempt to reconstruct the ancient days in our thoughts ... the minor events of our lives tear us away from our meditations, and ... thrust us back into our personal [problems] -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I am a fanatic! I feel a power within me ... a fire that I may not quench, but must keep ablaze. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It astonishes me already when I compare my condition today with what it was a month ago. Before that I knew well enough one could fracture one's legs and arms and recover afterward, but I did not know that you could fracture the brain in your head and recover from that too ... -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I hope to depart in no other way than looking back with love and wistfulness and thinking, oh paintings that I would have made.. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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That is how I look at it; to continue, to continue, that is what is necessary. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Whoever lives sincerely and encounters much trouble and disappointment without being bowed down is worth more than one who has always sailed before the wind and has only known prosperity. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If one were to say but few words, though ones with meaning, one would do better than to say many that were only empty sounds, and just as easy to utter as they were of little use. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The sight of stars makes me dream. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The thing has already taken form in my mind before I start it. The first attempts are absolutely unbearable. I say this because I want you to know that if you see something worthwhile in what I am doing, it is not by accident but because of real direction and purpose. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I work even in the middle of the day, in the full sunshine, and I enjoy it like a cicada. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Future generations will probably be able to enlighten us on this very interesting subject, and then science itself - with all due respect - may reach conclusions that are more or less in keeping with Christ's sayings about the other half of our life. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The diseases that we civilized people labor under most are melancholy and pessimism. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It is only too true that a lot of artists are mentally ill - it's a life which, to put it mildly, makes one an outsider. I'm all right when I completely immerse myself in work, but I'll always remain half crazy. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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How rich art is, if one can only remember what one has seen, one is never empty of thoughts or truly lonely, never alone. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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To stick to the present and not let it pass without drawing some profit from it, that's what I think duty is ... let us perservere as far as we can rather today than tomorrow. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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For the great doesn't happen through impulse alone, and is a succession of little things that are brought together. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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What lives in art and is eternally living, is first of all the painter and then the painting. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Close friends are truly life's treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I dream my painting and I paint my dream. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Painting is a faith and that it brings with it the duty to pay no heed to public opinion - and that in it one conquers by perseverance and not by giving in. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Just dash something down if you see a blank canvas staring at you with a certain imbecility. You do not know how paralyzing it is, that staring of a blank canvas which says to the painter: you don't know anything. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God's help I shall succeed. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I think that I still have it in my heart someday to paint a bookshop with the front yellow and pink in the evening ... like a light in the midst of the darkness. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Occasionally, in times of worry, I've longed to be stylish, but on second thought I say no-just let me be myself-and express rough, yet true things with rough workmanship. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Van Gogh was so under appreciated in his time, he sold only one of his 900 paintings while alive. Posthumously, he became one of the most famous artists of all time and his work is now considered priceless. Oh the irony. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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My great longing is to learn to make those very incorrectnesses, those deviations, remodellings, changes of reality, so that they may become, yes, untruth if you like - but more true than the literal truth. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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And when I read, and really I do not read so much, only a few authors, - a few men that I discovered by accident - I do this because they look at things in a broader, milder and more affectionate way than I do, and because they know life better, so that I can learn from them. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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In a painting I want to say something comforting. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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No, no thought to the winnings. One loves because one loves. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Accurate drawing, accurate colour, is perhaps not the essential thing to aim at, because the reflection of reality in a mirror, if it could be caught, colour and all, would not be a picture at all, no more than a photograph. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It must be good to die in the knowledge that one has done some truthful work ... and to know that, as a result, one will live on in the memory of at least a few and leave a good example for those who come after. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The great isn't something accidental; it must be willed. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The earth from afar shines like a star -- Vincent Van Gogh
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For me work is an absolute necessity, indeed I can't really drag it out, I take no more pleasure in anything than in work, that's to say, pleasure in other things stops immediately and I become melancholy if I can't get on with the work. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Painting it was hard graft. There are one and a half large tubes of white in the ground - yet that ground is very dark ... -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I'm now painting with all the elan of a Marseillais eating soup, which won't surprise you when I tell you I'm painting large sunflowers. The idea? To decorate the studio, now there's hope of Gauguin living here. I aim at a dozen panels of sunflowers in the room I've set aside for Gauguin ... -- Vincent Van Gogh
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But you people do not understand me, and I am afraid you never will. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Fortunately for me, I know well enough what I want, and am basically utterly indifferent to the criticism that I work to hurriedly. In answer to that, I have done some things even more hurriedly theses last few days. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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A woman is not old as long as she loves and is loved -- Vincent Van Gogh
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A woman does not grow old as long as she loves & is loved. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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That this awareness of my own fallibility will prevent me from making many mistakes doesn't alter the fact that I'm bound to make a great many mistakes anyway. But if we fall, we get up again! -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I confess I do not know why, but looking at the stars always makes me dream. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Art is something greater and higher than our own skill or knowledge or learning. That art is something which, though produced by human hands, is not wrought by hands alone, but wells up from a deeper source, from a man's soul. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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One should arrive at leading one's conscience to a state of development so that it becomes the voice of a better and higher self, of which the ordinary self is a servant. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Life is too short to do the whole. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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As a painter I shall never signify anything of importance. I feel it Absolutely. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I try more and more to be myself, caring relatively little whether people approve or disapprove. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Conscience is a man's compass, and though the needle sometimes deviates, though one often perceives irregularities in directing one's course by it, still one must try to follow its direction. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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One of the most beautiful things to do is to paint darkness, which nevertheless has light in it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Sometimes, dear brother, I know so well what I want. I am quite able to do without God, both in my life and in my painting, but what I cannot do without, unwell as I am, is something greater than myself, which is my life, the power to create. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony and music inside me. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It's better to have a gay life of it than to commit suicide. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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My brushwork is quite unsystematic. I slam the paint on in all sorts of ways and leave each result to take care of itself. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Seek only light and freedom and do not immerse yourself too deeply in the worldly mire. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It is with the reading of books the same as with looking at pictures; one must, without doubt, without hesitations, with assurance, admire what is beautiful. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If I am worth anything later, I am worth something now. For wheat is wheat, even if people think it is a grass in the beginning. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The large majority of people are asleep and do not wish to wake up. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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We must not judge God from this world. It's just a study that didn't come off. It's only a master who could make such a blunder. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Those Dutchmen had hardly any imagination or fantasy, but their good taste and their scientific knowledge of composition were enormous. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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When we are working at a difficult task and strive after a good thing, we are fighting a righteous battle, the direct reward of which is that we are kept from much evil. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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What am I in most people's eyes? A nonentity or an eccentric and disagreeable man ... I should want my work to show what is in the heart of such an eccentric, of such a nobody. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Do go on doing a lot of walking and keep up your love of nature, for that is the right way to understand art better and better. Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see. And there are painters who never do anything that is no good... -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Just slap something on it when you see a blank canvas staring at you with a sort of imbecility. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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What am I in the eyes of most people? A good-for-nothing, an eccentric and disagreeable man, somebody who has no position in society and never will have. Very well, even if that were true, I should want to show by my work what there is in the heart of such an eccentric man, of such a nobody. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Someone has a great fire in his soul and nobody ever comes to warm themselves at it, and passers-by see nothing but a little smoke at the top of the chimney and then go on their way. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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But on the road that I'm on I must continue; if I do nothing, if I don't study, if I don't keep on trying, then I'm lost, then woe betide me. That's how I see this, to keep on, keep on, that's what's needed. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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As you can see, I am immersing myself in color-I've held back from that until now; and I don't regret it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I want to get to the point where people say of my work, that man feels deeply. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The uglier, older, meaner, iller, poorer I get, the more I wish to take my revenge by doing brilliant color, well arranged, resplendent. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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One must never let the fire go out in one's soul, but keep it burning. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I lost my job as an art salesman. It was the customer's fault. He wanted to buy the wrong paintings. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I assure you that there's a lot involved in compositions with figures ... It's like weaving ... you must control and keep an eye on several things at once. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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To do good work one must eat well, be well housed, have one's fling from time to time, smoke one's pipe, and drink one's coffee in peace -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I work as diligently on my canvases as the laborers do in their fields. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Gauguin says that when sailors have to move a heavy load or raise an anchor, they all sing together to keep them up and give them vim. That's just what artists lack! -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Do not think too deeply about these things - gradually they will become clearer to you -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I believe it is one's duty to paint the rich and magnificent aspects of nature. We need gaiety and happiness, hope and love. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I believe I do much better for the time being by first copying some good things than by working without that foundation -- Vincent Van Gogh
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For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There may be a great fire in our hearts, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Well, what shall I say; our inward thoughts, do they ever show outwardly? There may be a great fire in our soul, but no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a little bit of smoke coming through the chimney, and pass on their way. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke -- Vincent Van Gogh
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So what do you want? Does what happens inside show on the outside? There is such a great fire in one's soul, and yet nobody ever comes to warm themselves there, and passersby see nothing but a little smoke coming from the top of the chimney, and go on their way. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It quite often makes me feel sad that painting's like a bad mistress one might have, who's always spending, spending and it's never enough.. [Letter 630, Arles, 23 June 1888] -- Vincent Van Gogh
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But after all I find in my work an echo of what struck me. I see that nature has told me something, has spoken to me, and that I have put it down in shorthand. In my shorthand there may be words that cannot be deciphered. There may be mistakes or gap -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If the storm within gets too loud, I take a glass too much to stun myself. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I can't work without a model. I won't say I turn my back on nature ruthlessly in order to turn a study into a picture, arranging the colors, enlarging and simplifying; but in the matter of form I am too afraid of departing from the possible and the true. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The best pictures are always those one dreams of when one is smoking a pipe in bed, but which never get done. But still one ought to try, however incompetent one may feel before the unspeakable perfection and radiant splendour of nature. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Bookstores always remind me that there are good things in this world -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The only time I feel alive is when I'm painting. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I've never felt a desire (and I don't believe I ever shall) to bring the public to my work ... a certain popularity seems to me the least desirable of things. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Art demands persistent work, work in spite of everything, and continuous observations. By persistent, I mean not only continuous work, but also not giving up your opinion at the bidding of such and such a person. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It seems to me it's a painter's duty to try to put an idea into his work. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If I succeed in putting some warmth and love into the work, then it will find friends. Carrying on working is the -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The emotions are sometimes so strong that I work without knowing it. The strokes come like speech. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There certainly is an affinity between a person and his work, but it is not easy to define what this affinity is, and on that question many judge quite wrongly. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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My opinion is that the best thing would be to work on till art lovers feel drawn toward it of their own accord, instead of having to praise or to explain it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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A weaver who has to direct and to interweave a great many little threads has no time to philosophize about it, but rather he is so absorbed in his work that he doesn't think but acts, and he feels how things must go more than he can explain it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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In general, and most especially with artists, I pay as much attention to the man who does the work, as to the work itself. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If I were to think of and dwell on disastrous possibilities, I could do nothing. I throw myself headlong into my work, and come up again with my studies. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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In order to work and to become an artist one needs love. At least, one who wants sentiment in his work must in the first place feel it himself, and live with his heart. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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One must work and dare if one really wants to live. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I am risking my life for my work, and half my reason has gone. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Whatever plan one makes, there is a hidden difficulty somewhere. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I put my heart and soul into my work, and I have lost my mind in the process. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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But for one's health as you say, it is very necessary to work in the garden and see the flowers growing. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Love makes one calmer about things, and that way, one is fit for one's work. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If you work with love and intelligence, you develop a kind of armour against people's opinions, just because of the sincerity of your love for nature and art. Nature is also severe and, to put it that way, hard, but never deceives and always helps you to move forward. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Your profession is not what brings home your weekly paycheck, your profession is what you're put here on earth to do, with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The cypresses are always occupying my thoughts. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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God sends us pieces of art so that we may see ourselves in them -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Do you know what frees one from this captivity? It is every deep serious affection. Being friends, being brothers, love, these open the prison by supreme power, by some magic force. Where sympathy is renewed, life is restored. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There are often beams in our eye that we know not of. Let us therefore ask that our eye may become single, for then we ourselves shall become wholly single. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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My interest in drawing has died down here in England, but maybe I'll be in the mood again some day or other. Right now I am doing a great deal of reading -- Vincent Van Gogh
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But you must love with a sublime , genuine , profound sympathy , with devotion, with intelligence , and you must try all the time to understand Him more, better and yet more. That will lead to God , that will lead to an unshakeable faith . -- Vincent Van Gogh
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As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I feel the need of relations and friendship, of affection, of friendly intercourse ... I cannot miss these things without feeling, as does any other intelligent man, a void and a deep need. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Benjamin Murphy is the best artist since sliced bread. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I often think of you all, one cannot do what one wants in life. The more you feel attached to a spot, the more ruthlessly you are compelled to leave it, but the memories remain, and one remembers - as in a looking glass, darkly - one's absent friends. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The sadness will last forever. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Suffice it to say that black and white are also colors ... for their simultaneous contrast is as striking as that of green and red, for instance. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Color in a picture is like enthusiasm in life. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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What is done in love is done well. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The only thing to do is to go one's own way, to try one's best, to make the thing live. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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And the memories of all we have loved stay and come back to us in the evening of our life. They are not dead but sleep, and it is well to gather a treasure of them. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Art, although produced by man's hands, is something not created by hands alone, but something which wells up from a deeper source out of our soul ... My sympathies in the literary as well as in the artistic field are drawn most strongly to those artists in whom I see most the working of the soul. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I want to do drawings which touch some people ... In either figure or landscape I wish to express, not sentimental melancholy, but serious sorrow. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Nature always begins by resisting the artist, but he who really takes it seriously does not allow that resistance to put him off his stride; on the contrary, it is that much more of a stimulus to fight for victory. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The majority of (painters), because they aren't colorists, do not see yellow, orange or sulphur in the South (of France) and they call a painter mad if he sees with eyes other than theirs -- Vincent Van Gogh
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To believe in God for me is to feel that there is a God, not a dead one, or a stuffed one, who with irresistible force urges us towards more loving. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Let us keep courage and try to be patient and gentle. And let us not mind being eccentric, and make distinction between good and evil. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Exaggerate the essential, leave the obvious vague. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I am astonished at the high prices paid for works by painters who are dead, prices none of them could expect when they were alive. It is a kind of tulip trade, in which living painters suffer but do not profit. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It is a pity that, as one gradually gains experience, one loses one's youth. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Painting it was hard graft ... in addition red, yellow, brown ochre, black, terra sienna, bistre, and the result is a red-brown that varies from bistre to deep wine-red and to pale, blond reddish ... -- Vincent Van Gogh
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We are surrounded by poetry on all sides... -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The more ugly, older, more cantankerous, more ill and poorer I become, the more I try to make amends by making my colours more vibrant, more balanced and beaming. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If we study Japanese art, we see a man who is undoubtedly wise, philosophic and intelligent, who spends his time doing what? He studies a single blade of grass. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Man is not on the earth solely for his own happiness. He is there to realize great things for humanity. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I am a man of passions, capable of and subject to doing more or less foolish things- which I happen to regret, more or less, afterwards. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The wheat field has ... poetry; it is like a memory of something one has once seen. We can only make our pictures speak. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I can very well do without God both in my life and in my painting, but I cannot, suffering as I am, do without something which is greater than I, which is my life, the power to create. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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In my view, I am often immensely rich, not in money, but (although just now perhaps not all the time) rich because I have found my metier, something I can devote myself to heart and soul and that gives inspiration and meaning to my life. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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One begins by plaguing oneself to no purpose in order to be true to nature, and one concludes by working quietly from one's own palette alone, and then nature is the result. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Success is sometimes the outcome of a whole string of failures. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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But are not this struggle and even the mistakes one may make better, and do they not develop us more, than if we kept systematically away from emotions? -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The sunflower is mine, in a way. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Even this artistic life, which we know is not real life, appears to me to be so alive and so vital that it would be a form ingratitude not to be content with it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Be clearly aware of the stars and infinity on high. Then life seems almost enchanted after all. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Someday death will take us to another star. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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But what I wanted to say is this: After the period of melancholy is over you will be stronger than before, you will recover your health, & you will find the scenery round you so beautiful that you will want nothing but paint -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There are colors which cause each other to shine brilliantly, which form a couple which complete each other like man and woman. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I am always in the hope to express the love of two lovers by a marriage of two complementary colors - colors which marry each other ... complement each other as a man and a woman do. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I dream of painting and then I paint my dream. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I shouldn't precisely have chosen madness if there had been any choice, but once such a thing has taken hold of you, you can't very well get out of it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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To express hope by some star, the eagerness of a soul by a sunset radiance. Certainly there is nothing in that of stereoscopic realism, but is it not something that actually exists? -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Doing little things well is a step toward doing big things better. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I see drawings and pictures in the poorest of huts and the dirtiest of corners. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Ah! Portraiture, portraiture with the thought, the soul of the model in it, that is what I think must come. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It is no more easy to make a good picture than it is to find a diamond or a pearl. It means trouble and you risk your life for it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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No blue without yellow and without orange, and if you do blue, then do yellow and orange as well, surely. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all too prudent. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I myself am quite absorbed by the delicate yellow, delicate soft green, delicate violet of a ploughed and weeded piece of soil. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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But by fighting the difficulties in which one finds oneself, an inner strength develops from within our heart, which improves in life's fight. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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When using colors to recreate a general harmony of tones in nature, one loses it by painfully exact imitation. One keeps it by recreating in an equivalent color range, and that may not be exactly, or far from exactly, like the model. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Love always causes trouble, that's true, but in its favour, it energizes. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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You have first to experience what you want to express. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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An artist needn't be a clergyman or a churchwarden, but he certainly must have a warm heart for his fellow men. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I feel that there's nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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To suffer without complaint is the only lesson we have to learn in this life -- Vincent Van Gogh
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One can never study nature too much and too hard -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If one keeps loving faithfully what is really worth loving, and does not waste one's love on insignificant and unworthy and meaningless things, one will get more light by and by and grow stronger. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I wanted to make people think of a totally different way of living from that which we, educated people, live. I would absolutely not want anyone to find it beautiful or good without a thought. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I take great care of myself by carefully shutting myself away -- Vincent Van Gogh
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One must seize the reality of one's fate and that's that. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Conscience is a man's compass. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Every man must bear his own burden. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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To try to understand the real significance of what the great artists, the serious masters, tell us in their masterpieces, that leads to God; one man wrote or told it in a book; another, in a picture. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I have a firm faith in art, a firm confidence in its being a powerful stream which carries a man to a harbor, though he himself must do his bit too. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Art is jealous, and demands our whole strength ... -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Admire as much as you can. Most people do not admire enough. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I am no friend of present-day Christianity, though its Founder was sublime. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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What a splendid thing watercolour is to express atmosphere and distance, so that the figure is surrounded by air and can breathe in it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If one loves nature one finds beauty everywhere. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Painting demands an intelligent model. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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How to achieve such anomalies, such alterations and re-fashionings of reality so what comes out of it are lies, if you like, but lies that are more than literal truth. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The best way to know life is to love many things -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I wish they would take me as I am. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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My sketchbook is a witness of what I am experiencing, scribbling things whenever they happen. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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One can speak poetry just by arranging colors well, just as one can say comforting things in music. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If you end up falling in love with someone, it's because of them. If you end up hating someone, it's because of you. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Everyone who works with love and with intelligence finds in the very sincerity of his love for nature and art a kind of armor against the opinions of other people. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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We spent our whole lives in unconsous excercise of the art of expressing our thoughts with the help of words -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It is not only by one's impulses that one achieves greatness, but also by patiently filing away the steel wall that separates what one feels from what one is capable of doing. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort and disappointment and perseverance. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The Mediterranean has the color of mackerel, changeable I mean. You don't always know if it is green or violet, you can't even say it's blue, because the next moment the changing reflection has taken on a tint of rose or gray. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Rembrandt is so deeply mysterious that he says things for which there are no words in any language. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The beginning is perhaps more difficult than anything else, but keep heart, it will turn out all right. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Painters understand nature and love it, and teach us to see. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Cobalt is a divine color and there is nothing as fine for putting an atmosphere round things. Carmine is the red of wine and is warm and lively like wine. The same goes for emerald green too. It's false economy to dispense with them, with those colors. Cadmium as well. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I wish they would only take me as I am. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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And sometimes there is relief, sometimes there is new inner energy, and one stands up after it; till at last, someday, one perhaps doesn't stand up any more, que soit, but that is nothing extraordinary, and I repeat, in my opinion, such is the common. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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You will say that everyone has seen landscapes and figures from childhood on. The question is: Has everybody also been reflexive as a child? Has everybody who has seen them also loved heath, fields, meadows, woods, and the snow and the rain and the s. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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When I have a model who is quiet and steady and with whom I am acquainted, then I draw repeatedly 'til there is one drawing that is different from the rest, which does not look like an ordinary study, but more typical and with more feeling. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Normality is a paved road: It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It was Richepin who said somewhere, 'The love of art means loss of real love' ... True, but on the other hand, real love makes you disgusted with art. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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In trees, I see expression and soul -- Vincent Van Gogh
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An artist need not be a minister or a collector in church, but he must have a warm heart for people, and I find it a noble thing that, for example, no winter passed without The Graphic doing something to keep alive sympathy for the poor. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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In an artist's life, death is perhaps not the most difficult thing. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I want to paint men and women with that something of the external which the halo used to symbolize, and which we now seek to give by the actual radiance and vibrancy of our colorings. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Ah, Manet has come very, very close to it and Courbet - the marrying of form and colour. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I felt my energy return and that I said to myself, in any event I'll recover from it, I'll pick up my pencil that I put down in my great discouragement and I'll get back to drawing, and from then on, it seems to me, everything has changed for me. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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For loneliness, worries, difficulties, the unsatisfied need for kindness and sympathy - that is what is hard to bear ... -- Vincent Van Gogh
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You can't be at the pole and the equator at the same time. You must choose your own line, as I hope to do, and it will probably be color. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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To save a life is a real and beautiful thing. To make a home for the homeless, yes, it is a thing that must be good; whatever the world may say, it cannot be wrong. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If one wants to be active, one must not be afraid of going wrong, one must not be afraid of making mistakes now and then. Many people think that they will become good just by doing no harm
but that's a lie ... That way lies stagnation, mediocrity. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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A good painting should be the equivalent of a good deed. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It isn't an easy job to paint oneself - at any rate if it is to be different from a photograph. And you see - this, in my opinion, is the advantage that impressionism possesses over all the other things; it is not banal, and one seeks after a deeper resemblance than the photograph. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It is difficult to know oneself, but it isn't easy to paint oneself either. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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One of the hardest things to do is to paint darkness which nonetheless has light in it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Oh! I must somehow manage to do a figure in a few strokes. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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In the end we shall have had enough of cynicism, skepticism and humbug, and we shall want to live more musically. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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What a simple thing death is, just as simple as the falling of an autumn leaf. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I am working with the enthusiasm of a man from Marseilles eating bouillabaisse, which shouldn't come as a surprise to you because I am busy painting huge sunflowers. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The painter of the future will be a colorist unlike anything yet. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I hope I shall be able to make some drawings in which there is something human. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Art is but imitation of nature. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It interests me tremendously to make copies ... I started it by chance and I find it teaches me things. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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In a sense I'm glad that I've never learned how to paint. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I'm such a nobody. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It is good to love many things -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I believe more and more that God must not be judged on this earth. It is one of His sketches that has turned out badly. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There is a sun, a light that for want of another word I can only call yellow, pale sulphur yellow, pale golden citron. How lovely yellow is! -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I sometimes think there is nothing so delightful as drawing. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There is no blue without yellow and without orange. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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What preys on my mind is simply this one question: what am I good for, could I not be of service or use in some way? -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I devour nature ceaselessly. I exaggerate, sometimes I make changes in the subject; but still I don't invent the whole picture. On the contrary, I find it already there. It's a question of picking out what one wants from nature. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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To the one party, woman is always heresy and diabolical. To me, the opposite. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The cure for him would be to take a good long look at some potato plants, which have lately had such a deep and distinctive colour and tone, instead of driving himself mad looking at pieces of yellow satin and gold leather. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Love is something eternal. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Sometimes I long so much to do landscape, just as one would go for a long walk to refresh oneself, and in all of nature, in trees for instance, I see expression and a soul. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The more I become decomposed, the more sick and fragile I am, the more I become an artist. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter's soul. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Be careful not to become narrow-minded, or afraid of reading what is well written, quite the contrary, such writings are a source of comfort in life. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. And great things are not something accidental, but must certainly be willed. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Perhaps someday everyone will have neurosis. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Study, analyse the social structure - that's always far more effective than moralising. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Find things beautiful as much as you can, most people find too little beautiful. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Ah! My dear friend painting is to us what the music of Berlioz and Wagner was before us - a consolatory art for sore hearts! And yet there are only a few like you and me who feel it!!! -- Vincent Van Gogh
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In the fullness of artistic life there is, and remains, and will always come back at times, that homesick longing for the truly ideal life that can never come true. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Purity of soul and impurity of body can go together. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If I cease searching, then, woe is me, I am lost. That is how I look at it - keep going, keep going come what may. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It is looking at things for a long time that ripens you and gives you a deeper meaning. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It is the language of nature to which one has to listen. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Yellow is capable of charming God. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It is the painting that makes me so happy these days. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I consciously choose the dog's path through life. I shall be poor; I shall be a painter ... -- Vincent Van Gogh
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We have very beautiful bad weather here at present - rain, wind, thunder - but with splendid effects; that's why I like it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I am unable to describe exactly what is the matter with me; now and then there are horrible fits of anxiety, apparently without cause, or otherwise a feeling of emptiness and fatigue in the head. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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As long as autumn lasts, I shall not have hands, canvas and colors enough to paint the beautiful things I see. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Don't lose heart if it's very difficult at times, everything will come out all right and nobody can in the beginning do as he wishes. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I've just kept on ceaselessly painting in order to learn painting. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I am always doing what I can't do so I may learn how to do it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I tried to express through red and green the terrible passions of humanity. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If I did not succeed I still thought that what I had worked on would be continued. Not immediately. But there are others who believe in things that are true. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Love is something eternal ... The aspect may change but not the essence. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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You can feel the stars and the infinity of the sky since life, in spite of everything, is like a dream. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Christ is more of an artist than the artists; he works in the living spirit and the living flesh, he makes men instead of statues. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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How right it is to love flowers and the greenery of pines and ivy and hawthorn hedges; they have been with us from the very beginning. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There is but one Paris and however hard living may be here, and if it became worse and harder even - the French air clears up the brain and does good - a world of good. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Love a friend, love a wife, something, whatever you like, but one must love with a lofty and serious intimate sympathy, with strength, with intelligence, and one must always try to know deeper, better, and more. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I want to paint humanity, humanity and again humanity. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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T has always been so much my desire to paint for those who don't know the artistic side of a painting. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I have played hell somewhat with the truthfulness of the colours. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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So often, a visit to a bookshop has cheered me, and reminded me that there are good things in the world. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The worse I get along with people the more I learn to have faith in Nature and concentrate on her. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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How lovely yellow is! It stands for the sun. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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People are often unable to do anything, imprisoned as they are in I don't know what kind of terrible, terrible, oh such terrible cage. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There is the same difference in a person before and after he is in love, as there is in an unlighted lamp and one that is burning. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Life is not long for anybody, and the problem is only to make something of it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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What molting time is to birds, so adversity or misfortune is ... for us humans. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Seeing that I am so busily occupied with myself just now, I want to try to paint my self-portrait in writing. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Be of good heart. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I'll start with the small things -- Vincent Van Gogh
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My great longing is to make those very incorrectnesses, those deviations, remodellings, changes in reality, so that they may become, yes, lies if you like - but truer than the literal truth. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Painting as it is now promises to become more subtle - more like music and less like sculpture - and above all it promises color. If only it keeps this promise. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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In would rather die of passion than of boredom. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It always strikes me, and it is very peculiar, that, whenever we see the image of indescribable and unutterable desolation - of loneliness, poverty, and misery, the end and extreme of things - the thought of God comes into one's mind. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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That I was not suited to commerce or academic study in no way proves that I should also be unfit to be a painter. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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La tristesse durera toujours.
[The sadness will last forever.] -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I use color in a completely arbitrary way in order to express myself powerfully. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say 'he feels deeply, he feels tenderly'. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I know for sure that I have an instinct for color, and that it will come to me more and more, that painting is in the very marrow of my bones. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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She and I are two unhappy ones who keep together and carry our burdens together, and in this way unhappiness is changed to joy, and the unbearable becomes bearable. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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To paint nature you must be in it a long time. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success. - Vincent van Gogh -- Vincent Van Gogh
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How can I be useful, of what service can I be? There is something inside me, what can it be? -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Sometimes art seems to be something very sublime, and, as you say, something sacred. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The laws of color are unutterably beautiful, just because they are not accidental. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Drawing is the root of everything, and the time spent on that is actually all profit. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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One must spoil as many canvases as one succeeds with. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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To know life, one must love many things. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The more ugly, old, nasty, ill, and poor I become the more I want to get my own back by producing vibrant, well-arranged, radiant colour. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I don't know anything with certainty, but seeing the stars makes me dream. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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And painted portraits have a life of their own that comes from deep in the soul of the painter and where the machine can't go. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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What color is in a picture, enthusiasm is in life. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I would like to leave this world and never return. I severed my ear, but how I wish that I had severed my heart. I shall never amount to anything. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I am painting with the same enthusiasm as a Marseillaise eats bouillabaisse ... I am painting big sunflowers. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There are two ways of reasoning about painting: how to do it and how not to do it; how to d it with great deal of drawing and not much colour, how not to do it with a great deal of colour and not much drawing. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The lamps are burning and the starry sky is over it all. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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To die for the sake of dying - I prefer to die of passion than to die of boredom! -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It's not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, for reality is more important than the feeling for pictures. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There are so many people, especially among our comrades, who imagine that words are nothing - on the contrary, isn't it true that saying a thing well is as interesting and as difficult as painting it? -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Let's not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I myself believe that there is in every painter's life a period of making absurdities. In my case I think that period is already long past. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Often whole days pass without my speaking to anyone, except to ask for diner or coffee. And it has been like that form the beginning. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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It's as interesting and as difficult to say a thing well as to paint it. There is the art of lines and colours, but the art of words exists too, and will never be less important. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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So let us go forward quietly, each on his own path, forever making for the light. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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For myself, I declare I don't know anything about it. But the sight of the stars always makes me dream. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men? -- Vincent Van Gogh
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We take death to reach a star -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Drawing is the root of everything! -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I always dream a painting like that, with a group of lively figures of the pals. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Still, there is a calm, pure harmony, and music inside of me. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Illusions may fade, but the sublime remains. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Instead of trying to reproduce exactly what I see before me, I make an arbitrary use of color to express myself more forcefully. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Great things do not just happen by impulse,
but as a succession of small things linked together. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If one is master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time, insight into and understanding of many things. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Many painters are afraid of the blank canvas, but the blank canvas is afraid of the truly passionate painter who dares-and who has once broken the spell of 'you can't.' -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The canvas has an idiotic stare and mesmerises some painters so much that they turn into idiots themselves. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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At times it is not easy for me to take up living again. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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To understand blue you must first understand yellow and orange -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There is safety in the very heart of danger. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I never get tired of the blue sky. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Surely the true path is to dive deep into nature. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There is peace even in the storm -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There is nothing more artistic than loving people. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I have walked the earth for thirty years and, out of gratitude, want to leave some souvenir. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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To look at the stars always makes me dream, as simply as I dream over the black dots of a map representing towns and villages. Why, I ask myself, should the shining dots of the sky not be as accessible as the black dots on the map of France? -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I want to paint what I feel, and feel what I paint. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Since visiting the abatoirs of S. France I have stopped eating meat. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I feel a certain calm. There is safety in the midst of danger. What would life be if we didn't dare to take things in hand? -- Vincent Van Gogh
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There are idlers and idlers, who form a contrast. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I thought I would be understood without words. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Where friendship blooms, life is reborn. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I'll start with small things. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I do not know myself how I paint it. I sit down with a white board before the spot that strikes me. I look at what is before my eyes, and say to myself, that white board must become something. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Do you know that drawing with words is also an art ... ? -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Art is to console those who are broken by life. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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I will not live without love. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If your inner voice is telling you that you can't paint, by all means, hurry up and paint and silence the voice. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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If one hasn't a horse, one is one's own horse. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The simple minded know many things that the wise ignore -- Vincent Van Gogh
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The more you love, the more you suffer -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Money can be repaid, but not kindness such as yours. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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A good picture is equivalent to a good deed. -- Vincent Van Gogh
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Only when I fall do I get up again. -- Vincent Van Gogh