As I grow and mature in the joy of creating things, whether for myself or other people, my heart begins to realize how relevant his words are. The phenomena itself of art is outside our range to define or explain, a magic so great and terrifying that it does indeed take as much as it gives. I realize that many of the Van Gogh quotes could have been loving to him, even though they sound harsh to us. Art is that thing we all have the capacity to see, but once you’ve seen enough of it, you just want more.