My Favorite Quotes
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 Pablo Picasso - “If everybody is looking for it, then nobody is finding it. If we were cultured, we would not be conscious of lacking culture. We would regard it as something natural and would not make so much fuss about it. And if we knew the real value of this word we would be cultured enough not to give it so much importance.”
 Pablo Picasso - “Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.”
 Pablo Picasso - “To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.”
 Pablo Picasso - “Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.”
 Pablo Picasso - “To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic”
 Pablo Picasso - “Matisse makes a drawing, then he makes a copy of it. He recopies it five times, ten times, always clarifying the line. He's convinced that the last, the most stripped down, is the best, the purest, the definitive one and in fact, most of the time, it was the first. In drawing, nothing is better than the first attempt.”
 Pablo Picasso - “Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.”
 Pablo Picasso - “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.”
 Pablo Picasso - “What do you think an artist is An imbecile who has only his eyes if he is a painter, or his ears if he is a musician, or a lyre at every level of his heart if he is a poet, or, if he is merely a boxer, only his muscle On the contrary, he is at the same time a political being, constantly alert to the heartrending, burning, or happy events in the world, molding himself in their likeness.”
 Pablo Picasso - “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.”
 Pablo Picasso - “All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”
 Pablo Picasso - “Each second we live is a new and unique moment of the universe, a moment that will never be again. And what do we teach our children We teach them that two and two make four, and that Paris is the capital of France. When will we also teach them what they are We should say to each of them Do you know what you are You are a marvel. You are unique. In all the years that have passed, there has never been another child like you. Your legs, your arms, your clever fingers, the way you move. You may become a Shakespeare, a Michelangelo, a Beethoven. You have the capacity for anything. Yes, you are a marvel. And when you grow up, can you then harm another who is, like you, a marvel You must work, we must all work, to make the world worthy of its children.”
 Pablo Picasso - “Art is never chaste. It ought to be forbidden to ignorant innocents, never allowed into contact with those not sufficiently prepared. Yes, art is dangerous. Where it is chaste, it is not art.”
 Pablo Picasso - “It means nothing to me. I have no opinion about it, and I don't care.”
 Pablo Picasso - “Museums are just a lot of lies, and the people who make art their business are mostly imposters. We have infected the pictures in museums with all our stupidities, all our mistakes, all our poverty of spirit. We have turned them into petty and ridiculous things.”
 Pablo Picasso - “If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.”
 Pablo Picasso - “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.”
 Pablo Picasso - “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.”
 Pablo Picasso - “I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.”
 Pablo Picasso - “Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.”
 Pablo Picasso - “Often while reading a book one feels that the author would have preferred to paint rather than write one can sense the pleasure he derives from describing a landscape or a person, as if he were painting what he is saying, because deep in his heart he would have preferred to use brushes and colors.”
 Pablo Picasso - “You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.”
 Pablo Picasso - “Accidents, try to change them it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.”
 Pablo Picasso - “I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents.”
 Pablo Picasso - “Accidents, try to change them -- it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.”

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