Vincent Van Gogh
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars.
One must work and dare if one really wants to live.
As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.
It 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 important than the feeling for pictures.
In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.
Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination do not become the slave of your model.
The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.
The way to know life is to love many things.
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
In an era ruled by materialism and unstable geopolitics, art must be restored to the center of public education.
I am much more open to plural marriage than I was before, and I now support it in certain situations. I do believe it is right for some people. But our example in America today is gross abuse - I can't support it in fundamentalist compounds.
Don't be another cliche, the world already has your idol, now be your own idol, be you.
Among all the tests President Obama faced in his first term, his biggest failure was climate change.
My music appeals in America. There is less of the purist criticism I get here. And to be a hit in the U.S... what singer doesn't have that dream?
Just after World War II, this country led the world in science by every way you could measure it, yet the number of scientists was a tiny proportion of what it is now.
Prior to being allowed to enter the profession, prospective teachers should be asked to talk with a group of friendly students for at least half an hour and be able to engage them in an interesting conversation about any subject the prospective teacher wants to talk about.
Cynicism and naivety lie cheek by jowl in the American imagination if the United States is one of the most venal nations on Earth, it is also one of the most earnestly idealistic.
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.
Marriage equality changed life for people.