"The best way to know God is to love many things."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Vincent Van Gogh on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Vincent Van Gogh on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Vincent Van Gogh on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Vincent Van Gogh on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Vincent Van Gogh on Dalai Lama
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."
"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."