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Vincent van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh

Quitting school when he was just 15, Vincent Van Gogh was originally an art dealer, not a painter. Becoming disenchanted wit this work, Van Gogh left, hopping from one job to another before going to Brussels to study art. Over the next 10 years he painted 872 paintings and is considered one of the most significant artists in the world. Oddly, he only sold one painting while he was alive, R…

Date of Birth: March 30, 1853
Date of Death: July 29, 1890


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Vincent van Gogh

"The more I think about it,the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others" Vincent van Gogh
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"But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things." Vincent van Gogh
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Vincent van Gogh

"Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well." Vincent van Gogh
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"Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence" Vincent van Gogh
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"I dream of painting and then I paint my dream." Vincent van Gogh
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"The Mediterranean has the color of mackerel, changeable I mean. You don't always know if it is green or violet, you can't even say it's blue, because the next moment the changing reflection has taken on a tint of rose or gray." Vincent van Gogh
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"If I were to think of and dwell on disastrous possibilities, I could do nothing. I throw myself headlong into my work, and come up again with my studies; if the storm within gets too loud, I take a glass too much to stun myself." Vincent van Gogh
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"Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together." Vincent van Gogh
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"There is no blue without yellow and without orange." Vincent van Gogh
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"What a splendid thing watercolor is to express atmosphere and distance, so that the figure is surrounded by air and can breathe in it" Vincent van Gogh
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"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" Vincent van Gogh
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"I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day." Vincent van Gogh
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"Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion." Vincent van Gogh
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"For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream." Vincent van Gogh
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"It always strikes me, and it is very peculiar, that when we see the image of indescribable and unutterable desolation - of loneliness, of poverty and misery, the end of all things, or their extreme - then rises in our mind the thought of God." Vincent van Gogh
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"I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process." Vincent van Gogh
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"The way to know life is to love many things." Vincent van Gogh
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"You write in your letter something which I sometimes feel also: Sometimes I do not know how I shall pull through." Vincent van Gogh
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"I have ... a terrible need ... shall I say the word? ... of religion. Then I go out at night and paint the stars." Vincent van Gogh
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"If you hear a voice within you saying, ''You are not a painter,'' then by all means paint… and that voice will be silenced." Vincent van Gogh
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"If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go far to find it. I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle." Vincent van Gogh
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