Pablo Picasso Quotes

Pablo Picasso Quotes

Everything you can imagine is real.

Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.

Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.

The world doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?

Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.

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

We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth at least the truth that is given us to understand. The artist must know the manner whereby to convince others of the truthfulness of his lies.

It takes a very long time to become young.

God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.

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.

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

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

Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone

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 be the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.

The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.

There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun

The urge to destroy is also a creative urge.

What do you think an artist is? ...he is a political being, constantly aware of the heart breaking, passionate, or delightful things that happen in the world, shaping himself completely in their image. Painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war.

There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.

If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.

Give me a museum and I'll fill it.

Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction." ― Pablo Picasso

Every now and then one paints a picture that seems to have opened a door and serves as a stepping stone to other things.

When art critics get together they talk about Form and Structure and Meaning. When artists get together they talk about where you can buy cheap turpentine.

You have to know how to be vulgar. Paint with four-letter words.

Action is the foundational key to all success.

I want to live like a poor man with lots of money.

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