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Vincent Willem van Gogh

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Biography - Vincent Willem van Gogh:

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

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together;



(French, German)

Les grandes choses ne sont pas accomplies par impulsion, mais par une série de petites choses mises ensemble.

Das Große kommt nicht allein durch Impuls zu Stande, sondern ist eine Aneinanderkettung kleiner Dinge, die zu einem Ganzen vereint worden sind.

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Great things are accomplished by men who are not conscious of the impotence of man. Such insensitiveness is precious.


Vincent Willem van Gogh also said...

Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.

The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.

One must never let the fire go out in one's soul but keep it burning.

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.

The best way to know God is to love many things.

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