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Pablo Picasso
October 25, 1881 - April 8, 1973
Nationality: Spanish
Category: Artist
Subcategory: Spanish Artist

We don't grow older, we grow riper.


An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.


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


Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.


When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form, a clear volume, through successive eliminations, you arrive inevitably at the egg. Likewise, starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse, one finishes with the portrait.


Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.


Love is the greatest refreshment in life.


Youth has no age.

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One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite - that particular peach is but a detail.


Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.


The older you get the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face.


Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working.


To make oneself hated is more difficult than to make oneself loved.


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.


The people who make art their business are mostly imposters.


Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.


Disciples be damned. It's not interesting. It's only the masters that matter. Those who create.


Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one's bath like a lump of sugar.


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.


Action is the foundational key to all success.


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