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Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • Art

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • life

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • Bravery

Everything you can imagine is real. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • Imagination

Action is the foundational key to all success. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • Actions


No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist. Salvador Dali, painter
  • art

He who loses wealth loses much. He who loses a friend loses more. But he who loses courage loses all. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • courage

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • art

Those who do not learn from the mistakes of history are doomed to repeat them. George Santayana, philosopher
  • mistakes

If money was my only motivation, I would organize myself differently. Placido Domingo, musician
  • money

Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • Art

The phoenix hope, can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune's spite; revive from ashes and rise. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • Hope

I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • inspirational

Respect yourself if you would have others respect you. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher
  • Self

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. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • future

It takes a long time to become young. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • Age

Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • Persistence

You must look at who you are and make an effort to know yourself, which is the most difficult knowledge one can imagine. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • self

All human beings are born with the same creative potential. Most people squander theirs away on a million superflous things. I expend mine on one thing and one thing only: my art. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • Artist

Have no fear of perfection-you'll never reach it. Salvador Dali, painter
  • Perfection

When men and women agree, it is only in their conclusions; their reasons are always different. George Santayana, philosopher
  • Men

Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • Help

Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • einstein

There is no greater folly in the world than for a man to despair. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • Doubt

My atheism, like that of Spinoza, is true piety towards the universe and denies only gods fashioned by men in their own image, to be servants of their human interests. George Santayana, philosopher
  • atheism

Through art we express our conception of what nature is not. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • Art

I do not seek, I find. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • Creativity

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • Art

The man who is prepared has his battle half fought. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • Planning

Time ripens all things; no man is born wise. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • Wisdom

A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • Profanity

I paint objects as I think them not as I see them. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • Art

Nonsense is good only because common sense is so limited. George Santayana, philosopher
  • Nonsense

Let the first impulse pass, wait for the second. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher
  • Love

Depression is rage spread thin. George Santayana, philosopher
  • Depression

Absence -- that common cure of love. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • Absence

The family is one of nature's masterpieces. George Santayana, philosopher
  • Family

A wise man learns more from his enemies than a fool from his friends. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher
  • Enemy

Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • Children

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. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • mom

The greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • Conflict

It is either easy or impossible. Salvador Dali, painter
  • Art

Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose. Baltasar Gracian, philosopher
  • Loss

To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • Imitation

Teach thy tongue to say I do not know and thou shalt progress. Maimonides, philosopher
  • Honesty

Our dignity is not in what we do, but what we understand. George Santayana, philosopher
  • Dignity

Those who'll play with cats must expect to be scratched. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • Danger

Be slow of tongue and quick of eye. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • Caution

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • Art

If I spit, they will take my spit and frame it as great art. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • Art


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