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Biography - Vincent Willem van Gogh:

Dutch painter .
Born: 1853 - Died: 1890
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: Netherlands
Netherlands

It is good to 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 well done.



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French
Il est bon d'aimer autant que l'on peut, car c'est là que gît la vraie force, et celui qui aime beaucoup accomplit de grandes choses et en est capable, et ce qui se fait par amour est bien fait.

German
Man soll lieben, soviel man kann, und darin liegt die wahre Stärke, und wer viel liebt, der tut auch viel und vermag viel, und was in Liebe getan wird, das wird gut getan.




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