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The path to youth takes a whole life.
Pablo Picasso
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Pablo Picasso
Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working.
Pablo Picasso
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
Pablo Picasso
You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea.
Pablo Picasso
All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
Pablo Picasso
It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.
Pablo Picasso
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Pablo Picasso
The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place; from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
Pablo Picasso
I do not seek. I find.
Pablo Picasso
Disciples be damned. It's not interesting. It's only the masters that matter. Those who create.
Pablo Picasso
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Pablo Picasso
Everything you can imagine is real.
Pablo Picasso
Give me a museum and I'll fill it.
Pablo Picasso
An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.
Pablo Picasso
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Pablo Picasso
Are we to paint what's on the face, what's inside the face, or what's behind it?
Pablo Picasso
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
Pablo Picasso
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
Pablo Picasso
Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.
Pablo Picasso
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
Pablo Picasso
Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
Pablo Picasso
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
Pablo Picasso
Art is the lie that makes us realize truth.
Pablo Picasso
I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Pablo Picasso
We don't grow older, we grow riper.
Pablo Picasso
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.
Pablo Picasso
You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.
Pablo Picasso
Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.
Pablo Picasso
I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.
Pablo Picasso
Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
Pablo Picasso
Age only matters when one is ageing. Now that I have arrived at a great age, I might just as well be twenty.
Pablo Picasso
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Pablo Picasso
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Pablo Picasso
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Pablo Picasso
I don't own any of my own paintings because a Picasso original costs several thousand dollars and -it's a luxury I can't afford.
Pablo Picasso
The world today doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?
Pablo Picasso
Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
Pablo Picasso
To make oneself hated is more difficult than to make oneself loved.
Pablo Picasso
Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?
Pablo Picasso
Youth has no age.
Pablo Picasso
I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents.
Pablo Picasso
To draw you must close your eyes and sing.
Pablo Picasso
He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.
Pablo Picasso
Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.
Pablo Picasso
There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.
Pablo Picasso
Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one's bath like a lump of sugar.
Pablo Picasso
Pablo Picasso Biography
Born: October 25, 1881
Died: April 8, 1973

Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter and sculptor. He is widely known for co-founding the avant-garde art movement Cubism.
 


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