Quote of the day

Van Gogh

“What am I in the eyes of most people – a nonentity, an eccentric or an unpleasant person – somebody who has no position in society and never will have, in short, the lowest of the low.

All right, then – even if that were absolutely true, then I should one day like to show by my work what such an eccentric, such a nobody, has in his heart.

Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony and music inside me. I see paintings or drawings in the poorest cottages, in the dirtiest comers. And my mind is driven towards these things with an irresistible momentum.”

Vincent Van Gogh, in a letter to his brother

4 thoughts on “Quote of the day”

    1. Nurse Kelly,

      Wow. I’ll have to catch that one. It looks gorgeous.

      BTW, if the exhibit Van Gogh Alive comes to your area, GO. I loved it when it toured Charlotte. High-def, wall-sized images of Van Gogh’s most famous pieces really do make his work come alive. Plus, there are actors portraying various people from the artist’s life. Very moving.

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      1. I will keep an eye out for it – thanks! Sorry the video posted, meant to post only the link… just wanted to be sure you knew about it after reading your post! 🙂


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