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Pablo Picasso quotes

Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? no. Just as one can never learn how to paint.

Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen.

To make oneself hated is more difficult than to make oneself loved.

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.

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.

Action is the foundational key to all success.

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.

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.

All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.

Good artists copy, great artists steal.

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.

I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.

It takes a long time to become young.

Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working.

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Love is the greatest refreshment in life.

I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.

There are only two types of women - goddesses and doormats.

Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.