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What are the best Vincent Van Gogh quotes? Vincent Van Gogh quotations on art, love, nature, artist, dreams are those that make this painter famous. Here you can read the most famous quotes by Vincent Van Gogh sorted by user likes.

Best Vincent Van Gogh quotes

Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.

  • Love

I dream my painting and I paint my dream.

  • art

Normality is a paved road: It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.

  • normality

A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke.

  • inner



The way to know life is to love many things.

  • love

Great things are not something accidental, but must certainly be willed.

  • desire

I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.

  • Art

I don't know anything with certainty, but seeing the stars makes me dream.

  • stars

As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.

  • strength

I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

  • love

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 done well.

  • love

A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.

  • Goodness

I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.

  • Adventure

...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?

  • art

I wish they would only take me as I am.

  • Acceptance

If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.

  • art

When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars.

  • nature

What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?

  • Bravery

Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion.

  • Art

The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic that to love others.

  • Love

The best way to know God is to love many things.

  • Love

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.

  • Success

There is no blue without yellow and without orange.

  • Color

But are not this struggle and even the mistakes one may make better, and do they not develop us more, than if we kept systematically away from emotions?

  • Emotions

Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.

  • Artist

Conscience is a man's compass.

  • Conscience

Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes. Only when I fall do I get up again.

  • Mistakes

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.

  • Art

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.

  • Soul

If you hear a voice within you saying, You are not a painter, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.

  • Confidence


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Admire more. Most people don't admire enough. - Vincent Van Gogh

Admire more. Most people don't admire enough.


There is peace even in the storm. - Vincent Van Gogh

There is peace even in the storm.


I dream of painting and then I paint my dream. - Vincent Van Gogh

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.


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

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


I have nature and art and poetry and if that is not enough, what is? - Vincent Van Gogh

I have nature and art and poetry and if that is not enough, what is?


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

I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.


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

I often think that the night is more alive and richly colored than the day.


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

I would rather die of passion than of boredom.


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

I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.


There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. - Vincent Van Gogh

There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.


Art is to console those who are broken by life - Vincent Van Gogh

Art is to console those who are broken by life


Normality is a paved road: It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow. - Vincent Van Gogh

Normality is a paved road: It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow.


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

I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.


I know nothing with any certainty. But the sight of the stars make me dream. - Vincent Van Gogh

I know nothing with any certainty. But the sight of the stars make me dream.


The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm is terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore. - Vincent Van Gogh

The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm is terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.


I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. - Vincent Van Gogh

I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.


Keep your love of nature for that is the true way to understand are more and more. - Vincent Van Gogh

Keep your love of nature for that is the true way to understand are more and more.


Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony, and music inside me. I see paintings or drawings in the poorest cottages, in the dirtiest corners. And my mind is driven toward these things with an irresistible momentum. - Vincent Van Gogh

Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony, and music inside me. I see paintings or drawings in the poorest cottages, in the dirtiest corners. And my mind is driven toward these things with an irresistible momentum.


Great things are done by a series of small things, brought together. - Vincent Van Gogh

Great things are done by a series of small things, brought together.


Great things are done by a series of small things brought together - Vincent Van Gogh

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together


What is done in love is done well. - Vincent Van Gogh

What is done in love is done well.


Normality is a paved road. It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.  - Vincent Van Gogh

Normality is a paved road. It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.


The best way to know life is to love many things. - Vincent Van Gogh

The best way to know life is to love many things.


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

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.


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

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.


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

I would rather die of passion than of boredom


Where is Vincent Van Gogh from? Vincent Van Gogh is Dutch. A recognized painter. The following quotations and images represent the Dutch peculiarities embed in Vincent Van Gogh's character.

What Vincent Van Gogh was famous for? Vincent Van Gogh is famous painter with many good quotes. Wise sayings can be accessed and memorized. Vincent Van Gogh is well-known and respected in Dutch society.

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Vincent Van Gogh quotes about art

What are the best art quotations by Vincent Van Gogh?

I dream my painting and I paint my dream.

  • art

I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.

  • Art

I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

  • love

...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?

  • art

If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.

  • art

Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion.

  • Art

Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.

  • Artist

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.

  • Art

An artist needn't be a clergyman or a churchwarden, but he certainly must have a warm heart for his fellow men.

  • artist

The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.

  • artistic

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.

  • books

I can't work without a model. I won't say I turn my back on nature ruthlessly in order to turn a study into a picture, arranging the colors, enlarging and simplifying; but in the matter of form I am too afraid of departing from the possible and the true.

  • Art

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.

  • Art

If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go far to find it. I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle.

  • Artist

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Vincent Van Gogh quotes about love

What are the best love quotations by Vincent Van Gogh?

Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.

  • Love

The way to know life is to love many things.

  • love

I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

  • love

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 done well.

  • love

The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic that to love others.

  • Love

The best way to know God is to love many things.

  • Love

But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.

  • Love

The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.

  • artistic

I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.

  • love

Love is eternal -- the aspect may change, but not the essence. There is the same difference in a person before and after he is in love as there is in an unlighted lamp and one that is burning. The lamp was there and was a good lamp, but now it is shedding light too, and that is its real function. And love makes one calmer about many things, and that way, one is more fit for one's work.

  • love

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Vincent Van Gogh quotes about nature

What are the best nature quotations by Vincent Van Gogh?

...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?

  • art

When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars.

  • nature

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.

  • appear

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.

  • feeling

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Vincent Van Gogh quotes about artist

What are the best artist quotations by Vincent Van Gogh?

Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.

  • Artist

An artist needn't be a clergyman or a churchwarden, but he certainly must have a warm heart for his fellow men.

  • artist

The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.

  • artistic

If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go far to find it. I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle.

  • Artist

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Vincent Van Gogh quotes about dreams

What are the best dreams quotations by Vincent Van Gogh?

I dream my painting and I paint my dream.

  • art

I don't know anything with certainty, but seeing the stars makes me dream.

  • stars

For my own part, I declare I know nothing whatever about it. But to look at the stars always makes me dream, as simply as I dream over the black dots of a map representing towns and villages. Why, I ask myself, should the shining dots of the sky not be as accessible as the black dots on the map of France? If we take the train to get to Tarascon or Rouen, we take death to reach a star. One thing undoubtedly true in this reasoning is this: that while we are alive we cannot get to a star, any more than when we are dead we can take the train.

  • Dreams

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The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.

  • ashore

But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.

  • Love

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.

  • again

An artist needn't be a clergyman or a churchwarden, but he certainly must have a warm heart for his fellow men.

  • artist



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

  • inside

If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men?

  • Maturity

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.

  • all

There may be a great fire in our hearts, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers-by see only a wisp of smoke.

  • comes

The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.

  • artistic

I'm such a nobody.

  • nobody

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.

  • Excellence

Those Dutchmen had hardly any imagination or fantasy, but their good taste and their scientific knowledge of composition were enormous.

  • composition

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.

  • appear

How can I be useful, of what service can I be There is something inside me, what can it be

  • quotes

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.

  • books

I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.

  • love

Love is eternal -- the aspect may change, but not the essence. There is the same difference in a person before and after he is in love as there is in an unlighted lamp and one that is burning. The lamp was there and was a good lamp, but now it is shedding light too, and that is its real function. And love makes one calmer about many things, and that way, one is more fit for one's work.

  • love

I can't work without a model. I won't say I turn my back on nature ruthlessly in order to turn a study into a picture, arranging the colors, enlarging and simplifying; but in the matter of form I am too afraid of departing from the possible and the true.

  • Art

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.

  • Art

If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go far to find it. I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle.

  • Artist

The Mediterranean has the color of mackerel, changeable I mean. You don't always know if it is green or violet, you can't even say it's blue, because the next moment the changing reflection has taken on a tint of rose or gray.

  • Color

For my own part, I declare I know nothing whatever about it. But to look at the stars always makes me dream, as simply as I dream over the black dots of a map representing towns and villages. Why, I ask myself, should the shining dots of the sky not be as accessible as the black dots on the map of France? If we take the train to get to Tarascon or Rouen, we take death to reach a star. One thing undoubtedly true in this reasoning is this: that while we are alive we cannot get to a star, any more than when we are dead we can take the train.

  • Dreams

How to achieve such anomalies, such alterations and re-fashionings of reality so what comes out of it are lies, if you like, but lies that are more than literal truth.

  • Reality

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.

  • create

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.

  • feeling

Poetry surrounds us everywhere.

  • poetry

I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.

  • learn

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When Vincent Van Gogh was born? Vincent Van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853.

Who is Vincent Van Gogh? Vincent Van Gogh biography. Vincent Willem van Gogh was a post-Impressionist painter of Dutch origin whose work—notable for its rough beauty, emotional honesty, and bold color—had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part 1
Introduction

Part 2
Best Vincent Van Gogh quotes
Top 10 quotes by Vincent Van Gogh
Top 10 picture quotes by Vincent Van Gogh

Part 3
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Part 4
Art
Love
Nature
Artist
Dreams
All quotes

Part 5
Similar Painters

Part 6
Favorite topics

Part 7
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