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date: 20 August 2019

Vincent Van Gogh 1853–90
Dutch painter 

  1. One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul, and yet no one ever comes to sit by it.
    letter to Theo Van Gogh, July 1880
  2. I cannot help it that my pictures do not sell. Nevertheless the time will come when people will see that they are worth more than the price of the paint.
    letter to his brother Theo, 20 October 1888
  3. A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.
    letter to Albert Aurier, in Complete Letters (1958)