Then I leave you over 70 Phrases of Pablo Picasso About love, life, art, success, imagination... He was a Spanish painter and sculptor, creator, along with Georges Braque and Juan Gris, of Cubism.
1-Everything you can imagine is real.
2-When I was a child my mother told me; "If you're going to be a soldier, you'll be a general. If you're going to be a monk, you'll end up being the Pope." Instead, I became a painter and ended up being Picasso.
3-Youth is not old.
4-I do not seek, I find.
5- The world today does not make sense, why would you have to paint pictures that have it?
6-It takes a long time to become young.
7-The one who thinks he can, he can. He who thinks he can not, can not. That is an inexorable and undeniable law.
8-Inspiration exists, but we have to find work.
9-I am always doing what I can not do, to be able to learn how to do it.
10-Work is a necessity for man. The man invented the alarm clock.
11-To paint you need to close your eyes and sing.
12-Give me a museum and I will fill it.
13-Action is the key to all success.
14-The purpose of art is to cleanse the dust of the daily life of our souls.
15-All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once it grows.
16-I would like to live like a poor man with lots of money.
17-I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
18-Art is a lie that makes us understand the truth.
19-Some painters transform the sun into a yellow stain, others transform a yellow stain into the sun.
20-It took me four years to paint like Rafael but a whole life to paint like a child.
21-Every positive value has its price in negative terms... Einstein's genius led to Hiroshima.
22-There is no meeting in accidents. There are only encounters in history, there are no accidents
23-Never let a dichotomy govern your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do to be able to have places in your free time. Look for a situation where your work gives you as much happiness as your free time.
24-Paint is the profession of a blind man. The painter does not paint what he sees, but what he feels, what he says to himself about what he has seen.
25-Our goals can only be achieved through a plan, in which we fervently believe, and through which we act vigorously. There is no other route to success.
26-Others have seen it and asked why. I saw what could be and asked Why not.
27-Really God is just another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. It has no real style. He's just trying other things.
28-Ah, good taste! What a horrible thing! Taste is the enemy of creativity."
29-Just leave for tomorrow what you are willing to leave undone when dying.
30-If I paint a wild horse, you may not see the horse... but surely you will see the wildness.
31-Learn the rules like a professional, then you can break them like an artist.
32-The main enemy of creativity is common sense. (10 words)
33-If only we could get our brains out and use only our eyes.
34-The impulse to destroy is also a creative impulse.
35-Painting is just another way to keep a diary.
36-There is no abstract art. You should always start with something. Then you can remove all traces of reality.
37-The meaning of life is to find our gift. The purpose of life is to deliver it.
38-Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
39-People want to find meaning in everything and everyone. That is the disease of our age.
40-Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
41-I start with an idea and then it becomes something else.
42-Sculpture is the art of intelligence.
43-What you do is what counts. Not what one intended to do.
44-Go and do the things you can not do. That's how you get to do them.
45. From time to time an image is painted that seems to have opened a door and serves as a springboard for other things.
46-We do not grow old, we mature.
47-Love is the greatest appetizer of life.
48. The artist is a receptacle of emotions that come from everywhere: from the sky, the earth, a piece of paper, a passing shadow or a web.
49-The peculiarity of colors is that they follow the emotional changes.
50-Why do two colors, side by side, sing? Can this really be explained? No. Just as you can never learn how to paint.
51. Every act of creation is in the first place an act of destruction.
52-There is only one way of looking at things, until someone shows us how to see them with different eyes.
53-The painting is not made to decorate apartments. It is an offensive and defensive weapon against the enemy. (About Guernica).
"You have to have an idea of what you will do, but it should be a vague idea.
55-The painting is stronger than I, it makes me do his will.
56-People who make art their business, are mostly impostors.
57-Who correctly sees the human face: the photographer, the mirror or the painter?
58-Sex and art are the same thing.
"My hand tells me what I'm thinking.
60-Part of the cosmic dust falls once a day on your head... With each breath, we inhale some history of our universe, past and future of our planet, smells and stories of the world around us, even the Seeds of life.
"We have not learned anything in twelve thousand years. (On leaving the cave of Lascaux, France).
62-There is nothing more difficult than a line.
"We're constantly moving dust from one side to another, only to replace it with more dust - entropy always wins.
64. An idea is nothing more than a starting point. As soon as it is elaborated, it is transformed by thought.
65-The greater you become, the stronger the wind becomes - and that always happens in your face.
"I'm a woman. Every artist is a woman and must like other women. Artists who are homosexual can not be true artists because they like men, and because they themselves are women, they are returning to normality.
67-Copying others is necessary, but copying oneself is pathetic
68-Academic training in beauty is a farce. When we love a woman, we do not start measuring her legs.
69-Learn the rules as a professional so that you can break them as an artist.
70-I am a communist and my painting is communist painting.
71. The artist is a receptacle of emotions that come from anywhere: from the sky, from the earth, from a piece of paper, from a passing shadow or from a web.
72-Success is dangerous. One begins to copy, and copying oneself is more dangerous than copying others. It leads to sterility.
People who try to explain pictures often bark the wrong tree.
74-One must act in painting as in life, directly.
"You must not always believe what I say. The questions tempt you to tell lies, especially when there is no answer.
"I do not believe in accidents." There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents.