Vincent Van Gogh Quotes

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Vincent Van Gogh quotes: It interests me tremendously to make copies ... I started it by chance and I find it teaches me things. It interests me tremendously to make copies ... I started it by chance and I find it teaches me things.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: 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. 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 quotes: Doing little things well is a step toward doing big things better. Doing little things well is a step toward doing big things better.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: Surely the true path is to dive deep into nature. Surely the true path is to dive deep into nature.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: So let us go forward quietly, each on his own path, forever making for the light. So let us go forward quietly, each on his own path, forever making for the light.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: My brushwork is quite unsystematic. I slam the paint on in all sorts of ways and leave each result to take care of itself. 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 quotes: The cypresses are always occupying my thoughts. The cypresses are always occupying my thoughts.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: Sometimes art seems to be something very sublime, and, as you say, something sacred. Sometimes art seems to be something very sublime, and, as you say, something sacred.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: We have very beautiful bad weather here at present - rain, wind, thunder - but with splendid effects; that's why I like it. 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 quotes: Life is too short to do the whole. Life is too short to do the whole.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: I use color in a completely arbitrary way in order to express myself powerfully. I use color in a completely arbitrary way in order to express myself powerfully.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: 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. 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 quotes: I thought I would be understood without words. I thought I would be understood without words.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: The laws of color are unutterably beautiful, just because they are not accidental. The laws of color are unutterably beautiful, just because they are not accidental.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: The canvas has an idiotic stare and mesmerises some painters so much that they turn into idiots themselves. The canvas has an idiotic stare and mesmerises some painters so much that they turn into idiots themselves.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: La tristesse durera toujours.[The sadness will last forever.] La tristesse durera toujours.
[The sadness will last forever.]
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: What color is in a picture, enthusiasm is in life. What color is in a picture, enthusiasm is in life.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: Do not think too deeply about these things - gradually they will become clearer to you Do not think too deeply about these things - gradually they will become clearer to you
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: The best way to know life is to love many things The best way to know life is to love many things
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: Illusions may fade, but the sublime remains. Illusions may fade, but the sublime remains.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: We take death to reach a star We take death to reach a star
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: 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. 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 quotes: Success is sometimes the outcome of a whole string of failures. Success is sometimes the outcome of a whole string of failures.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: The sunflower is mine, in a way. The sunflower is mine, in a way.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: You have first to experience what you want to express. You have first to experience what you want to express.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: Painting it was hard graft. There are one and a half large tubes of white in the ground - yet that ground is very dark ... 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 quotes: If the storm within gets too loud, I take a glass too much to stun myself. If the storm within gets too loud, I take a glass too much to stun myself.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: 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. 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 quotes: I myself am quite absorbed by the delicate yellow, delicate soft green, delicate violet of a ploughed and weeded piece of soil. 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 quotes: There is nothing more artistic than loving people. There is nothing more artistic than loving people.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: 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. 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 quotes: T has always been so much my desire to paint for those who don't know the artistic side of a painting. 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 quotes: I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things. I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: In would rather die of passion than of boredom. In would rather die of passion than of boredom.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: One must spoil as many canvases as one succeeds with. One must spoil as many canvases as one succeeds with.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: I want to do drawings which touch some people ... In either figure or landscape I wish to express, not sentimental melancholy, but serious sorrow. 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 quotes: That I was not suited to commerce or academic study in no way proves that I should also be unfit to be a painter. 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 quotes: I want to get to the point where people say of my work, that man feels deeply. I want to get to the point where people say of my work, that man feels deeply.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. 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 quotes: 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. 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 quotes: Do you know that drawing with words is also an art ... ? Do you know that drawing with words is also an art ... ?
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: What a splendid thing watercolour is to express atmosphere and distance, so that the figure is surrounded by air and can breathe in it. 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 quotes: I see drawings and pictures in the poorest of huts and the dirtiest of corners. I see drawings and pictures in the poorest of huts and the dirtiest of corners.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: If your inner voice is telling you that you can't paint, by all means, hurry up and paint and silence the voice. 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 quotes: That is how I look at it; to continue, to continue, that is what is necessary. That is how I look at it; to continue, to continue, that is what is necessary.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: 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 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 quotes: I'll start with small things. I'll start with small things.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: The great isn't something accidental; it must be willed. The great isn't something accidental; it must be willed.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: Love makes one calmer about things, and that way, one is fit for one's work. Love makes one calmer about things, and that way, one is fit for one's work.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: Love is something eternal ... The aspect may change but not the essence. Love is something eternal ... The aspect may change but not the essence.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: 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 ... 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 quotes: 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. 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 quotes: Drawing is the root of everything, and the time spent on that is actually all profit. Drawing is the root of everything, and the time spent on that is actually all profit.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: I put my heart and soul into my work, and I have lost my mind in the process. I put my heart and soul into my work, and I have lost my mind in the process.
Vincent Van Gogh quotes: 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? 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 quotes: Conscience is a man's compass. Conscience is a man's compass.