Vincent van Gogh Quotes

Close friends are truly life’s treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone. -Vincent van Gogh

The beginning is perhaps more difficult than anything else, but keep heart, it will turn out all right. -Vincent van Gogh

Love is eternal- the aspect may change, but not the essence. There is the same difference in a person before and after he is in love as there is in an unlighted lamp and one that is burning. The lamp was there and was a good lamp, but now it is shedding light too, and that is its real function. And love makes one calmer about many things, and that way, one is more fit for one’s work. -Vincent van Gogh

It is with the reading of books the same as with looking at pictures; one must, without doubt, without hesitations, with assurance, admire what is beautiful. -Vincent van Gogh

I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day. -Vincent van Gogh

The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore. -Vincent van Gogh

There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. -Vincent van Gogh