Quotes by Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Spanish painter sculptor

Alive from: 1881-1973

Category: Artists

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    To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.
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    To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture.
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    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.
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    We must not discriminate between things. Where things are concerned there are no class distinctions. We must pick out what is good for us where we can find it.
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    What is a face, really? Its own photo? Its make-up? Or is it a face as painted by such or such painter? That which is in front? Inside? Behind? And the rest? Doesn't everyone look at himself in his own particular way? Deformations simply do not exist.
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    What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.
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    When you come right down to it all you have is yourself. The sun is a thousand rays in your belly. All the rest is nothing.
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    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.
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    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.
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    Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
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    Work is necessary for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
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    You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.
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    Youth has no age.
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