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I tell you, the more I think, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to
love people.
– Vincent van Gogh

How can I be useful, of what service can I be? There is something inside me, what can it be?
– Vincent van Gogh

One cannot always tell what it is that keeps us shut in, confines us, seems to bury us, but
still one feels certain barriers, certain gates, certain walls. Is this all imagination, fantasy? I
do not think so. And then one asks: My God! Is it for long, is it for ever, is it for eternity? Do
you know what frees one from this captivity? It is very deep serious affection. Being friends,
being brothers, love, that is what opens the prison by supreme power, by some magic force.
– Vincent van Gogh, letter to his brother, July 1880

For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.
– Vincent van Gogh

What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
– Vincent van Gogh

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

To believe in God for me is to feel that there is a God, not a dead one, or a stuffed one, but
a living one, who with irresistible force urges us towards more loving.
– Vincent van Gogh

I consciously choose the dog’s path through life. I shall be poor; I shall be a painter.
– Vincent van Gogh

I see drawings and pictures in the poorest of huts and the dirtiest of corners.
– Vincent van Gogh

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only
by night.
– 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

Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it.
– Vincent van Gogh

I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.
– Vincent van Gogh

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

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

I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.
– Vincent van Gogh

Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy.
– Vincent van Gogh

I am not strictly speaking mad, for my mind is absolutely normal in the intervals, and even
more so than before. But during the attacks it is terrible – and then I lose consciousness of
everything. But that spurs me on to work and to seriousness, as a miner who is always in
danger makes haste in what he does.
– Vincent van Gogh

This Article is Posted on 08 Apr 2015 in Informative Section and Quotes