"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."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Vincent Van Gogh on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Vincent Van Gogh on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Vincent Van Gogh on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Vincent Van Gogh on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Vincent Van Gogh on Mark Twain
"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 am still far from being what I want to be, but with God's help I shall succeed."