100+ Vincent Van Gogh Quotes About Love, Passion, God, Death

100+ Vincent Van Gogh Quotes About Love, Passion, God, Death

One must work and dare if one really wants to live. » Vincent Van Gogh

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

The lamps are burning and the starry sky is over it all. » Vincent van Gogh

The more ugly, old, nasty, ill, and poor I become the more I want to get my own back by producing vibrant, well-arranged, radiant colour. » Vincent Van Gogh

I shouldn’t precisely have chosen madness if there had been any choice, but once such a thing has taken hold of you, you can’t very well get out of it. » Vincent Van Gogh

I hope to depart in no other way than looking back with love and wistfulness and thinking, oh paintings that I would have made.. » Vincent van Gogh

I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort and disappointment and perseverance. » Vincent van Gogh

It’s better to have a gay life of it than to commit suicide. » Vincent Willem van Gogh

What color is in a picture, enthusiasm is in life. » Vincent van Gogh

To understand blue you must first understand yellow and orange » Vincent van Gogh

Let’s not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it. » Vincent van Gogh

In would rather die of passion than of boredom. » Vincent van Gogh

What preys on my mind is simply this one question: what am I good for, could I not be of service or use in some way? » Vincent van Gogh

be careful not to become narrow-minded, or afraid of reading what is well written, quite the contrary, such writings are a source of comfort in life. » Vincent van Gogh

We spent our whole lives in unconsous excercise of the art of expressing our thoughts with the help of words » Vincent Van Gogh

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

There is but one Paris and however hard living may be here, and if it became worse and harder even—the French air clears up the brain and does good—a world of good. » Vincent Van Gogh

It is not only by one’s impulses that one achieves greatness, but also by patiently filing away the steel wall that separates what one feels from what one is capable of doing. » Vincent van Gogh

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

Both she and I have grief enough and trouble enough, but as for regrets – neither of us have any. » Vincent van Gogh

How right it is to love flowers and the greenery of pines and ivy and hawthorn hedges; they have been with us from the very beginning. » Vincent van Gogh

An artist needn’t be a clergyman or a church warden, but he must have a warm heart for his fellow men » Vincent Van Gogh

I take great care of myself by carefully shutting myself away » Vincent van Gogh

I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate. » Vincent van Gogh

Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model. » Vincent Van Gogh

To do good work one must eat well, be well housed, have one’s fling from time to time, smoke one’s pipe, and drink one’s coffee in peace » Vincent Van Gogh

How rich art is, if one can only remember what one has seen, one is never empty of thoughts or truly lonely, never alone. » Vincent van Gogh

Bookstores always remind me that there are good things in this world » Vincent van Gogh

Let me stop there, but my God, how beautiful Shakespeare is, who else is as mysterious as he is; his language and method are like a brush trembling with excitement and ecstasy. But one must learn to read, just as one must learn to see and learn to live. » Vincent van Gogh

And the memories of all we have loved stay and come back to us in the evening of our life. They are not dead but sleep, and it is well to gather a treasure of them. » Vincent van Gogh