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what am i in the eyes of most people — a nonentity, an eccentric, or an unpleasant person
— somebody who has no position in society and will never have; in short, the lowest of the low.
all right, then — even if that were absolutely true, then i should one day like to show by my work
what such an eccentric, such a nobody, has in his heart. that is my ambition, based less on resentment
than on love in spite of everything, based more on a feeling of serenity than on passion.
though i am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony and music inside me.
i see paintings or drawings in the poorest cottages, in the dirtiest corners.
and my mind is driven towards these things with an irresistible momentum.

vincent van gogh
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