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The Letters of Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh

Top 10 Best Quotes

“The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too”

“There is peace even in the storm”

“Admire as much as you can. Most people do not admire enough.”

“And when I read, and really I do not read so much, only a few authors, - a few men that I discovered by accident - I do this because they look at things in a broader, milder and more affectionate way than I do, and because they know life better, so that I can learn from them.”

“Those who love much, do much and accomplish much, and whatever is done with love is done well.... Love is the best and noblest thing in the human heart, especially when it is tested by life as gold is tested by fire. Happy is he who has loved much, and although he may have wavered and doubted, he has kept that divine spark alive and returned to what was in the beginning and ever shall be. If only one keeps loving faithfully what is truly worth loving and does not squander one's love on trivial and insignificant and meaningless things then one will gradually obtain more light and grow stronger.”

“Seek only light and freedom and do not immerse yourself too deeply in the worldly mire.”

“If I cease searching, then, woe is me, I am lost. That is how I look at it - keep going, keep going come what may.”

“The lamps are burning and the starry sky is over it all.”

“What preys on my mind is simply this one question: what am I good for, could I not be of service or use in some way?”

“We are surrounded by poetry on all sides...”

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