I work as diligently on my canvases as the laborers do in their fields.

Vincent van Gogh (via wordsnquotes)

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You don’t ask people with knives in their stomachs what would make them happy; happiness is no longer the point. It’s all about survival; it’s all about whether you pull the knife out and bleed to death or keep it in.

Nick Hornby, How to Be Good (via bookmania)