Pablo Picasso Quotes

It seems strange to me that someone thought of making marble statues. I understand how you could see something in the root of a tree, a crack in the wall, in an eroded stone or pebble. But marble? It comes off in blocks and doesn’t evoke any image. It does not inspire. How could Michelangelo […]

People are always asking me to sign my old canvases. It’s ridiculous! In one way or another, I always marked my pictures. But there were times when I put my signature on the back of the canvas. All my works from the cubist period, until about 1914, have my name and the date on the […]

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

To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.

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

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

The important thing is to create. Nothing else matters; creation is all.

Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.

It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.