Quotation Explorer - 'Vincent Van Gogh'

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
Well, the fact is that one cannot retrace one's steps, and the steps one has taken greatly influence the future. - Vincent van Gogh
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
The sadness will last forever. - Vincent Van Gogh
Where friendship blooms, life is reborn. - Vincent Van Gogh
For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream. - Vincent Van Gogh
La tristesse durera toujours.[The sadness will last forever.] - Vincent Van Gogh
The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others. - Vincent Van Gogh
One must work and dare if one really wants to live. - Vincent Van Gogh
Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. - Vincent Van Gogh
There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. - Vincent Van Gogh
I have tried to express the idea that the café is a place where one can ruin oneself, go mad, or commit a crime. - Vincent Van Gogh
..it has always been so much my desire to paint for those who don’t know the artistic side of a painting. - Vincent Van Gogh
One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever come to sit by it. Passersby see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on the way. - Vincent Van Gogh
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
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Vincent Van Gogh
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
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
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. - Vincent Van Gogh
I confess I do not know why, but looking at the stars always makes me dream. - Vincent Van Gogh
Only when I fall do I get up again. - Vincent Van Gogh
Both she and I have grief enough and trouble enough, but as for regrets neither of us have any. - Vincent Van Gogh
I dream my painting and I paint my dream. - Vincent Van Gogh
I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart. - Vincent Van Gogh
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
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
...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough? - Vincent Van Gogh
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? - Vincent Van Gogh
Great things are done by a seris of small things brought together. - Vincent Van Gogh
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 now wrought by hands alone, but wells up from a deeper source, from a man's soul. - Vincent van Gogh
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
It is looking at things for a long time that ripens you and gives you a deeper meaning. - Vincent Van Gogh
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
I thought I would be understood without words. - Vincent Van Gogh
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
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
In would rather die of passion than of boredom. - Vincent Van Gogh
It's better to have a gay life of it than to commit suicide. - Vincent Van Gogh
There may be a great fire in our soul, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke. - Vincent Van Gogh
I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate. - Vincent van Gogh
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
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
Art is to console those who are broken by life. - Vincent Van Gogh
Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony and music inside me. I see paintings or drawings in the poorest cottages, in the dirtiest corners. And my mind is driven towards these things with an irresistible momentum. - Vincent Van Gogh
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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