"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Vincent Van Gogh on Albert Einstein
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Vincent Van Gogh on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Vincent Van Gogh on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Vincent Van Gogh on Oscar Wilde
"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls."Vincent Van Gogh on Pablo Picasso
"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."
"I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God's help I shall succeed."