Most days I’ll be sharing some of the quotes that have inspired me, made me smile or just made me think. I’ll be posting the full set here each week too and hope you’ll also share some of the quotes that have inspired you in the comments section below.
Classic Quotes #47
Vincent van Gogh
You are kind to painters, and I tell you, the more I think it over, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
~ Vincent van Gogh (Letter to Theo van Gogh, September 1888)
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
~ Søren Kierkegaard
Logan Pearsall Smith
People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
~ Logan Pearsall Smith
Art is unquestionably one of the purest and highest elements in human happiness. It trains the mind through the eye, and the eye through the mind. As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life.
~ John Lubbock, The Pleasures of Life
One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.
~ A.A. Milne