Pablo Picasso

prolific and influential Spanish artist who lived in France (1881-1973)

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I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.Rate it:
Art is a lie that tells the truth.Rate it:
Good artists copy, great artists stealRate it:
We have a lot of reasons but only one real one.Rate it:
When I was a child, my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. If you become a monk you'll end up as the pope. 'Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.Rate it:
Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.Rate it:
The artist is a recepticle for the 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.Rate it:
Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.Rate it:
I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.Rate it:
Give me a museum, and I'll fill it.Rate it:
Accidents, try to change them -- it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.Rate it:
Accidents, try to change them-it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.Rate it:
Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.Rate it:
Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.Rate it:
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.Rate it:
Art washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday living.Rate it:
Art washes away the dust of everyday life.Rate it:
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.Rate it:
Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.Rate it:
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.Rate it:
Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one's bath like a lump of sugar.Rate it:
Everything you can imagine is real.Rate it:
God is really only another artist, he made the elephat, giraffe and cat. He has no real style but keeps trying new ideas.Rate it:
Good taste is the enemy of creativityRate it:
I have a horror of people who speak about the beautiful. What is the beautiful? One must speak of problems in painting!Rate it:
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.Rate it:
If everybody is looking for it, then nobody is finding it. If we were cultured, we would not be conscious of lacking culture. We would regard it as something natural and would not make so much fuss about it. And if we knew the real value of this word we would be cultured enough not to give it so much importance.Rate it:
If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.Rate it:
It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.Rate it:
Now there is fame! Of all -- hunger, misery, the incomprehension by the public -- fame is by far the worst. It is the castigation of God by the artist. It is sad. It is true.Rate it:
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.Rate it:
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.Rate it:
Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
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...Rate it:
The people who make art their business are mostly impostors.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.Rate it:
We all know that art is not the truth, art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.Rate it:
Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of the sincerely insincere.Rate it:
Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.Rate it:

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