Pablo Picasso Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Pablo Picasso

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Pablo Picasso quotes: One must act in painting as in life, directly. One must act in painting as in life, directly.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock. Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
Pablo Picasso quotes: What I want is that my picture should evoke nothing but emotion. What I want is that my picture should evoke nothing but emotion.
Pablo Picasso quotes: When I die, it will be a shipwreck, and as when a huge ship sinks, many people all around will be sucked down with it. When I die, it will be a shipwreck, and as when a huge ship sinks, many people all around will be sucked down with it.
Pablo Picasso quotes: To be young, really young, takes a very long time. To be young, really young, takes a very long time.
Pablo Picasso quotes: I have discovered photography. Now I can kill myself. I have nothing else to learn. I have discovered photography. Now I can kill myself. I have nothing else to learn.
Pablo Picasso quotes: A painter is a man who paints what he sells; an artist, on the other hand, is a man who sells what he paints. A painter is a man who paints what he sells; an artist, on the other hand, is a man who sells what he paints.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Never copy yourself, always copy someone else. Never copy yourself, always copy someone else.
Pablo Picasso quotes: The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Painting is not made to decorate apartments. It's an offensive and defensive weapon against the enemy.(about Guernica). Painting is not made to decorate apartments. It's an offensive and defensive weapon against the enemy.
(about Guernica).
Pablo Picasso quotes: You have to know how to be vulgar. Paint with four-letter words. You have to know how to be vulgar. Paint with four-letter words.
Pablo Picasso quotes: In art, practice always comes before theory. In art, practice always comes before theory.
Pablo Picasso quotes: The people who make art their business are mostly imposters. The people who make art their business are mostly imposters.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Style is besides the point. Nobody would pay attention if one always said the same thing, in the same words and the same tone of voice. Style is besides the point. Nobody would pay attention if one always said the same thing, in the same words and the same tone of voice.
Pablo Picasso quotes: When one starts from a portrait and seeks by successive eliminations to find pure form ... one inevitably ends up with an egg. When one starts from a portrait and seeks by successive eliminations to find pure form ... one inevitably ends up with an egg.
Pablo Picasso quotes: You have to start somewhere. You can always erase reality later on. You have to start somewhere. You can always erase reality later on.
Pablo Picasso quotes: If you don't know what color to take, take black ... If you don't know what color to take, take black ...
Pablo Picasso quotes: If I spit, they will take my spit and frame it as great art. If I spit, they will take my spit and frame it as great art.
Pablo Picasso quotes: A good picture, any picture, has to be bristling with razor blades. A good picture, any picture, has to be bristling with razor blades.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Ah, good taste! What a dreadful thing! Taste is the enemy of creativeness. Ah, good taste! What a dreadful thing! Taste is the enemy of creativeness.
Pablo Picasso quotes: As an artist, all I need is my paints and brushes - and someone to drag me away when the canvas is done As an artist, all I need is my paints and brushes - and someone to drag me away when the canvas is done
Pablo Picasso quotes: If you are trying to find something, it means you haven't got it. And if you find it simply by looking for it, that means it's false. If you are trying to find something, it means you haven't got it. And if you find it simply by looking for it, that means it's false.
Pablo Picasso quotes: When I work I relax; doing nothing or entertaining visitors makes me tired. When I work I relax; doing nothing or entertaining visitors makes me tired.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Because I cannot work except in solitude, it is necessary that I live my work and that is impossible except in solitude. Because I cannot work except in solitude, it is necessary that I live my work and that is impossible except in solitude.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth. Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Imagination is real. Imagination is real.
Pablo Picasso quotes: When I am finished painting, I paint again for relaxation. When I am finished painting, I paint again for relaxation.
Pablo Picasso quotes: There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality. There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
Pablo Picasso quotes: [In developing your potential] ... I don't develop; I am [In developing your potential] ... I don't develop; I am
Pablo Picasso quotes: All art is subversive. All art is subversive.
Pablo Picasso quotes: It takes a long time to become young. It takes a long time to become young.
Pablo Picasso quotes: The painter goes through states of fullness and evaluation. That is the whole secret of art. The painter goes through states of fullness and evaluation. That is the whole secret of art.
Pablo Picasso quotes: He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law. He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Action is the foundational key to all success. Action is the foundational key to all success.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Basically the French are all peasants. Basically the French are all peasants.
Pablo Picasso quotes: I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Every positive value has its price in negative terms ... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima. Every positive value has its price in negative terms ... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Whatever is most abstract may perhaps be the summit of reality. Whatever is most abstract may perhaps be the summit of reality.
Pablo Picasso quotes: We have learned nothing in twelve thousand years. (Upon exiting the Lascaux cave, France) We have learned nothing in twelve thousand years. (Upon exiting the Lascaux cave, France)
Pablo Picasso quotes: I draw like other people bite their nails. I draw like other people bite their nails.
Pablo Picasso quotes: A painting only lives in the eye of the beholder A painting only lives in the eye of the beholder
Pablo Picasso quotes: Good designers copy; great designers steal. Good designers copy; great designers steal.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Only when painting isn't painting can there be an affront to modesty. Only when painting isn't painting can there be an affront to modesty.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Drink to me. Drink to my health. You know I can't drink any more. Drink to me. Drink to my health. You know I can't drink any more.
Pablo Picasso quotes: It takes a long time to grow young. It takes a long time to grow young.
Pablo Picasso quotes: For my part, I can't do anything else but what I am doing. For my part, I can't do anything else but what I am doing.
Pablo Picasso quotes: It's not what the artist does that counts; it's what he is. It's not what the artist does that counts; it's what he is.
Pablo Picasso quotes: I don't know in advance what I am going to put on canvas any more than I decide beforehand what colours I am going to use. I don't know in advance what I am going to put on canvas any more than I decide beforehand what colours I am going to use.
Pablo Picasso quotes: In life you throw a ball. You hope it will reach a wall and bounce back so you can throw it again. You hope your friends will provide that wall. In life you throw a ball. You hope it will reach a wall and bounce back so you can throw it again. You hope your friends will provide that wall.
Pablo Picasso quotes: Painting isn't made for the decoration of apartments; it is a weapon to be used offensively and defensively against the enemy. Painting isn't made for the decoration of apartments; it is a weapon to be used offensively and defensively against the enemy.
Pablo Picasso quotes: They ought to put out the eyes of painters as they do goldfinches in order that they can sing better. They ought to put out the eyes of painters as they do goldfinches in order that they can sing better.
Pablo Picasso quotes: When you come right down to it all you have is yourself. The sun is a thousand rays in your belly. All the rest is nothing. When you come right down to it all you have is yourself. The sun is a thousand rays in your belly. All the rest is nothing.
Pablo Picasso quotes: A painter paints to unload himself of feelings and visions. A painter paints to unload himself of feelings and visions.
Pablo Picasso quotes: I am exhausted if I don't work. I am exhausted if I don't work.
Pablo Picasso quotes: The chief enemy of creativity is good sense. The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.
Pablo Picasso quotes: I don't own any of my own paintings because a Picasso original costs several thousand dollars and that's a luxury I cannot afford. I don't own any of my own paintings because a Picasso original costs several thousand dollars and that's a luxury I cannot afford.
Pablo Picasso quotes: The important thing is to create. Nothing else matters; creation is all. The important thing is to create. Nothing else matters; creation is all.
Pablo Picasso quotes: When you start with a portrait and try to find pure form by abstracting more and more, you must end up with an egg. When you start with a portrait and try to find pure form by abstracting more and more, you must end up with an egg.