Vincent van Gogh Quotes
Most popular Vincent van Gogh Quotes
Conscience is a man's compass.
I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.
I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.
What molting time is to birds, so adversity or misfortune is...for us humans.
For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.
Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.
The more I think it over, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again.
Let's not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it.
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.
If one master 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.
As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties, the inmost strength of the heart is developed.
Is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to . . . the feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more than the feeling of pictures.
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 am, which is my life, the power to create.
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.