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

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

“What is done in love is done well.”

“The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.”

“Close friends are truly life’s treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone.”

“I feel that there is nothing more artistic than loving people.”

“Love is eternal, the aspect may change, but not the essence.”

“If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.”

“The way to know life is to love many things.”

“What is done in love is done well.”

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

“I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.”

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.”

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

“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” NEW BEGINNING QUOTES FOR FRIENDS

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

“I wish they would take me as I am.”

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

“I can’t change the fact that my paintings don’t sell. But the time will come when people will recognize that they are worth more than the value of the paints used in the picture.”

“How can I be of use in the world?”

“I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God’s help, I shall succeed.”

“I see drawings and pictures in the poorest of huts and the dirtiest of corners.”

“One may have a blazing hearth in one’s soul and yet no one ever comes to sit by it.”

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

“Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.”

“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.”

“The only time I feel alive is when I’m painting.”

“Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion.”

“Friends are the family we choose for ourselves.”