"An artist needn't be a clergyman or a churchwarden, but he certainly must have a warm heart for his fellow men."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Vincent Van Gogh on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Vincent Van Gogh on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Vincent Van Gogh on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Vincent Van Gogh on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Vincent Van Gogh on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."