Friday, May 8, 2009

Vincent van Gogh Quotes...

Quotes by Vincent van Gogh

“I feel that there is nothing more truly
artistic than to love people.”
"A good picture is equivalent to a good deed."
“I see drawings and pictures in the poorest of huts
and the dirtiest of corners.”
"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.”

“For my part I know nothing with any certainty,
but the sight of the stars makes me dream.”
“There is no blue without yellow and without orange.”
"The great artist is the simplifier."
"Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series
of small things brought together."
“It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more
mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all to prudent.”
"Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination;
do not become the slave of your model."
"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."
"Happiness: it lies in the joy of achievement,
in the thrill of creative effort."
“But I always think that the best way to know
God is to love many things.”
“Conscience is a man's compass.”
"I wish they would only take me as I am."
“I put my heart and my soul into my work,
and have lost my mind in the process.”

1 comment:

  1. "Happiness: it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort." I like this quote very much. I have collected many quotes from you. Thanks for sharing!!


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