The best Quotes by Pablo Picasso

The best Quotes by Pablo Picasso

Pablo Ruiz Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist and theatre designer who spent most of his adult life in France.

All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once you grow up.
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Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
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The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
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It takes a long time to become young.
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Who sees the human face correctly: the photographer, the mirror, or the painter?
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Give me a museum and I'll fill it.
Everything you can imagine is real.
[Upon being asked what his art meant] Do you ever know what the birds are singing? You don't. But you listen to them anyway.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
I would like to live like a poor man with lots of money.

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Philippe: "Tell me Driss, why do you think people are interested in art?"
Driss: "I don't know, it's a business?"
Philippe: "No. That's because it's the only thing one leaves behind."
Driss in Intouchables
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The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Whoever does not know it and can no longer wonder, no longer marvel, is as good as dead, and his eyes are dimmed.
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Artists use lies to tell the truth, while politicians use them to cover the truth up.
Evey Hammond in V for Vendetta
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Art is a way of survival.
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No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
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A picture means I know where I was every minute. That's why I take pictures. It's a visual diary.
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It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.
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I dream of painting and then I paint my dream.
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I'll always be a student of the brush, never its master.
I'm telling you to look up instead of down at the paper you sketch on. Or rather, look in. I think you're going to look back one day and understand yourself in whole new way because of the choices you're making right now. And maybe this finds its way to a canvas.
Vittoria Contini in From Scratch - Season 1 Episode 1
You paint something, and it's yours. It's your heart up on the wall.
Every good painter paints what he is.
A child's voice, however honest and true, is meaningless to those who've forgotten how to listen.
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If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.
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Hope is like the sun. If you only believe in it when you can see it, you'll never make it through the night.
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Whoever said happines comes with sunshine, has never danced in the rain!
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"You see, Momo," he told her one day, "it's like this: Sometimes, when you've a very long street ahead of you, you think how terribly long it is and feel sure you'll never get it swept."
He gazed silently into space before continuing.
"And then you start to hurry," he went on. "You work faster and faster, and every time you look up there seems to be just as much left to sweep as before, and you try even harder, and you panic, and in the end you're out of breath and have to stop - and still the street stretches away in front of you. That's not the way to do it."

He pondered a while. Then he said, "You must never think of the whole street at once, understand? You must only concentrate on the next step, the next breath, the next stroke of the broom, and the next, and the next. Nothing else."
Again he paused for thought before adding, "That way you enjoy your work, which is important, because then you make a good job of it. And that's how it ought to be."
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We're all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn't. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.
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All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.
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Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
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Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
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A photo says, you were happy, and I wanted to catch that. A photo says, you were so important to me that I put down everything else to come watch.
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Life is like a good black and white photograph, there's black, there's white, and lots of shades in between.
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Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.
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I'm Starting to realize that people lack good mirrors. It's so hard for anyone to show us how we look, and so hard for us to show anyone how we feel.
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This room is like a museum of old, useless crap... by which I mean every museum.
Homer Simpson in The Simpsons - Season 24 Episode 4
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If you gave back every stolen artifact from a museum, you'd be left with an empty building.
Commander Rourke in Atlantis - The Lost Empire
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Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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Don't let anyone, ever, make you feel like you don't deserve what you want.
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As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.
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If you lose money you lose much,
If you lose friends you lose more,
If you lose faith you lose all.
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Poverty is the stepmother of genius.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
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One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024

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