“Be clearly aware of the stars and infinity on high. Then life seems almost enchanted after all.”

“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.”

“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.”

“...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?”

“Normality is a paved road: It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.”

“There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.”

“A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke”

 “I don't know anything with certainty, but seeing the stars makes me dream.”

“If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.”

“I put my heart and soul into my work, and I have lost my mind in the process.”

“I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.”

“The sadness will last forever.”

“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?”

“If I am worth anything later, I am worth something now. For wheat is wheat, even if people think it is a grass in the beginning.”

“Art is to console those who are broken by life.”

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