Vincent Van Gogh
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.
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.
Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination do not become the slave of your model.
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 you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.
I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God's help I shall succeed.
Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again.
I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
Those Dutchmen had hardly any imagination or fantasy, but their good taste and their scientific knowledge of composition were enormous.
A government of laws, and not of men.
Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route.
The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
Do not ever say that the desire to 'do good' by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.
My mom always said I was the peacemaker in the family. My older brother, Eric, was the leader, the creative one. I was just his puppet.
A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
Oh, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive
Women can go on marrying and pretending that their boyfriends and husbands are Mr. Darcy or some RomCom dream man. But where's that going to get 'em? Besides divorce court?
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can and when once you take hope and fear away, you take from it its very life and being.