Pablo Ruiz Picasso, often referred to simply as Picasso, was a Spanish painter and sculptor. His full name is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Clito Ruiz y Picasso. One of the most recognized figures in 20th century art, he is best known as the co-founder, along with Georges Braque, of cubism.
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Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Art is a lie that enables us to realize the truth.
Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
It is your work in life that is your ultimate seduction.
I am always doing things I can't do, that's how I get to do them.
You mustn't always believe what I say.
Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.
Is there anything more dangerous than sympathetic understanding?
Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.
If I spit, they will take my spit and frame it as great art.
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
Disciples be damned. It's not interesting. It's only the masters that matter. Those who create.
One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite - that particular peach is but a detail.
Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one's bath like a lump of sugar.
Give me a museum, and I'll fill it.
The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
Taste is the enemy of creativeness.
Accidents, try to change them -- it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.
When I was a child, my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you will become a general. If you become a monk, then you will end up as Pope.' Instead, I became a painter, and wound up as Picasso.
An idea is a point of departure and no more.
As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.
The more technique you have, the less you have to worry about it.
The more technique there is, the less there is.
If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.
We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.
If all the ways I have been along were marked on a map and joined up with a line, it might represent a minotaur.
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.
Youth has no age.
Ah, good taste! What a dreadful thing! Taste is the enemy of creativeness.
It means nothing to me. I have no opinion about it, and I don't care.
The genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style. He just keeps on trying other things.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
The older you get the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face.
I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.