Vincent van Gogh Quotes

”My opinion is that the best thing would be to work on till art lovers feel drawn toward it of their own accord, instead of having to praise or to explain it.”

”I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God's help I shall succeed.”

”I want to touch people with my art. I want them to say 'he feels deeply, he feels tenderly.”

”I am risking my life for my work, and half my reason has gone.”

”It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.”

"The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others."

”I certainly hope to sell in the course of time, but I think I shall be able to influence it most effectively by working steadily on, and that at the present moment making desperate efforts to force the work I am doing now upon the public would be pretty useless.”