Vincent Van Gogh Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Vincent Van Gogh quotes, Vincent Van Gogh sayings, and Vincent Van Gogh proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.     

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

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

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

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

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For my part I know nothing with any certainty but the sight of the stars makes me dream.

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You can feel the stars and the infinity of the sky since life, in spite of everything, is like a dream.     

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

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

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I try more and more to be myself, caring relatively little whether people approve or disapprove.     

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Let's not forget that the little emotions are the great captains of our lives and we obey them without realizing it.     

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Keep going, keep going come what may.

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

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To save a life is a real and beautiful thing. To make a home for the homeless, yes, it is a thing that must be good; whatever the world may say, it cannot be wrong.

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If you truly love Nature, you will find beauty everywhere.     

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

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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.

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

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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.

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The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too.

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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.

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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.

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Close friends are truly life's treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone.

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As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.

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

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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.     

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What a splendid thing watercolor is to express atmosphere and distance, so that the figure is surrounded by air and can breathe in it.     

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It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all too prudent.     

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

Vincent Van Gogh

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

Vincent Van Gogh