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Vincent van Gogh



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

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    I consciously choose the dog's path through life. I shall be poor; I shall be a painter...

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    The way to know life is to love many things.

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

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    It is only too true that a lot of artists are mentally ill- it's a life which, to put it mildly, makes one an outsider. I'm all right when I completely immerse myself in work, but I'll always remain half crazy.

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    Paintings have a life of their own that derives from the painter's soul.

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    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.

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

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

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    A life without love is a sinful and immoral thing.

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