"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."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Vincent Van Gogh on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Vincent Van Gogh on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Vincent Van Gogh on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Vincent Van Gogh on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Vincent Van Gogh on Abraham Lincoln
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."
"The best way to know God is to love many things."
"But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things."
"What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?"
"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."
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