Vincent Van Gogh Quotes

It is good to love many things, for therein lies strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done with love is well done. ”
- Vincent Van Gogh

I don't know anything with certainty, but seeing the stars makes me dream. ”
- Vincent Van Gogh

There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. ”
- 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

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

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

I would rather die of passion than of boredom.”
- Vincent Van Gogh

I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things. ”
- Vincent Van Gogh

I put my heart & soul into my work,& have lost my mind in the process. ”
- Vincent Van Gogh

It is looking at things for a long time that ripens you and gives you a deeper meaning. ”
- Vincent Van Gogh

What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? ”
- Vincent Van Gogh

I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day. ”
- Vincent Van Gogh

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. ”
- Vincent Van Gogh

I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. ”
- Vincent Van Gogh

I try more and more to be myself, caring relatively little whether people approve or disapprove. ”
- Vincent Van Gogh

One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever came to sit by it. Passers-by see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on their way.”
- Vincent Van Gogh

Exaggerate the essential, leave the obvious vague. ”
- Vincent Van Gogh

Be clearly aware of the stars and infinity on high. Then life seems almost enchanted after all. ”
- Vincent Van Gogh

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

I'm such a nobody.”
- Vincent Van Gogh

I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart.”
- Vincent Van Gogh

I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God's help I shall succeed.”
- Vincent Van Gogh

Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.”
- Vincent Van Gogh

If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.”
- Vincent Van Gogh

Only when I fall do I get up again.”
- Vincent Van Gogh

In the end we shall have had enough of cynicism, skepticism and humbug, and we shall want to live more musically.”
- Vincent Van Gogh

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

The beginning is perhaps more difficult than anything else, but keep heart, it will turn out all right.”
- Vincent Van Gogh