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Pablo Picasso 103 quotes
Salvador Dali 37 quotes

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Famous painter quotes and sayings
Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • Love

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

Normality is a paved road: It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • normality

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

I dream my painting and I paint my dream. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • art

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

A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • inner

The way to know life is to love many things. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • love

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

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

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

Great things are not something accidental, but must certainly be willed. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • desire

I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • Art

I don't know anything with certainty, but seeing the stars makes me dream. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • stars

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

Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory. Leonardo DaVinci, painter
  • Argument

As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • strength

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

I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • love

As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death. Leonardo DaVinci, painter
  • Death

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • love

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

And Wisdom be the Daughter of Experience Leonardo DaVinci, painter
  • Wisdom

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

A good picture is equivalent to a good deed. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • Goodness

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

I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • Adventure

Nothing can be love or hated unless it is first known. Leonardo DaVinci, painter
  • Understanding

Just as iron rusts from disuse, even so does inaction spoil the intellect. Leonardo DaVinci, painter
  • Laziness

Three classes of people: Those who see. Those who see when they are shown. Those who do not see. Leonardo DaVinci, painter
  • Humanity

...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough? Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • art

When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • nature

If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • art

I wish they would only take me as I am. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • Acceptance

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

Time stays long enough for those who use it. Leonardo DaVinci, painter
  • Time

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

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

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

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

What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • Bravery

Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • Art

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

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

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding. Leonardo DaVinci, painter
  • Understanding

The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic that to love others. Vincent Van Gogh, painter
  • Love

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

Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing. Salvador Dali, painter
  • Imitation

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