We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.
When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars.
I believe I can even yet remember when I saw the stars for the first time.
Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars.
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