„It's so easy to love. The only hard thing is to be loved.
[Vincent Van Gogh]“

—  Irving Stone, libro Lust for Life

Origine: Lust for Life

Ultimo aggiornamento 03 Giugno 2021. Storia
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„Weissenbruch to Anton Mauve: He [ Vincent van Gogh ] is drawing damn well, I could paint after his studies.“

—  Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch Dutch painter of the Hague School (1824-1903) 1824 - 1903

version in original Dutch, Weissenbruch tegen Anton Mauve: Hij teekent verdomd goed, ik zou naar zijn studies kunnen werken.
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„His [ Vincent van Gogh's] line is new and yet very old, and happily not a purely European affair. It is more a question of reform than of revolution.“

—  Paul Klee German Swiss painter 1879 - 1940

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„It is, after all, our imagination that makes us human. Vincent van Gogh asked, “What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?”“

—  Will Gompertz British journalist 1965

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„I loved moustaches. I used to draw myself with one. When I was 14, I was really into war and Van Gogh.“

—  Billy Childish British musician 1959

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„Van Gogh.. Fascinating. The fragility of that strong spirit.“

—  Bram van Velde Dutch painter 1895 - 1981

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„It is easy to love people in memory; the hard thing is to love them when they are there in front of you.“

—  John Updike American novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic 1932 - 2009

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„Love is the only thing that we can carry with us when we go, and it makes the end so easy.“

—  Louisa May Alcott, libro Piccole donne

Origine: Little Women (1868), Ch. 40 : The Valley Of The Shadow
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„When your heart has been broken,
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It ain't easy - but it's only love.“

—  Bryan Adams Canadian singer-songwriter 1959

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