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Biography - Vincent Willem van Gogh:

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

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



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



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Plus j'y réfléchis, plus je sens qu'il n'y a rien de plus réellement artistique, que d'aimer les gens.

German
Je mehr ich darüber nachdenke, desto mehr fühle ich, daß es nichts gibt, was wahrhaft künstlerischer wäre, als die Menschen zu lieben.




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See also...



True artists scorn nothing: they are obliged to understand rather than to judge.




Quotes for: love


Quotes

Quotes about love:


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Love, love, all the rest is nothing.





Intelligence has value only in the service of love.





There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.





Love, and do what you will.











Quotes for: art


Quotes

Quotes about art:


Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.





My trade and art is to live.





Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.





I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'





The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.





A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.











Quotes

Vincent Willem van Gogh also said...


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





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.





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












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