Top 65 Pablo Picasso Quotes to get You Motivated:


  1. “It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Youth has no age.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “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
  1. “We don’t grow older, we grow riper.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Everything you can imagine is real.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Manifesting takes place from Spirit. It doesn’t take place from form, from the physical world. You’ve got to know that what you want to manifest will occur.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “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


  1. “I am always doing things I can’t do, that’s how I get to do them.” — PABLO PICASSO



  1. “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “One must act in painting as in life, directly.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Every positive value has its price in negative terms… the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Unless your work gives you trouble, it is no good.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “When I enter the studio, I leave my body at the door the way the Muslims leave their shoes when they enter the mosque, and I only allow my spirit to go in there and paint.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “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.” — PABLO PICASSO


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  1. “Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “I don’t work from nature, I work like nature.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “What one does is what counts and not what one had the intention of doing.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” — PABLO PICASSO



  1. “Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “There are artists who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “The quality of a painter depends on the amount of past he carries with him.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “He can who thinks he can, and he can’t who thinks he can’t. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “When the individuality of the artist begins to express itself, what the artist gains in the way of liberty he loses in the way of order.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “When I am finished painting, I paint again for relaxation.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “The world today doesn’t make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “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


  1. “I paint the way someone bites his fingernails; for me, painting is a bad habit because I don’t know nor can I do anything else.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “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


  1. “The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “The first half of life is learning to be an adult-the second half is learning to be a child.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Why do you try to understand art? Do you try to understand the song of a bird?” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1.  “It is important to remember that great things have no fear of time. We’ve got to let go of the idea that what we want to manifest has to be done on our time schedule.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Give me a museum and I’ll fill it.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “If I spit, they will take my spit and frame it as great art.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Love is the greatest refreshment in life.” — PABLO PICASSO



  1. “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


  1. “It takes a long time to become young.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “By amusing myself with all these games, all this nonsense, all these picture puzzles, I became famous… I am only a public entertainer who has understood his time.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “To blossom forth, a work of art must ignore or rather forget all the rules.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “It is personality with a penny’s worth of talent. Error which chances to rise above the commonplace.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “I don’t believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Through education comes understanding. Through understanding comes true appreciation. All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “You must always work not just within but below your means. If you can handle three elements, handle only two. If you can handle ten, then handle only five. In that way the ones you do handle, you handle with more ease, more mastery, and you create a feeling of strength in reserve.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “The older you get the stronger the wind gets – and it’s always in your face.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Critics, mathematicians, scientists and busybodies want to classify everything, marking the boundaries and limits… In art, there is room for all possibilities.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Work is necessary for man. Man invented the alarm clock.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one’s bath like a lump of sugar.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style. He just keeps on trying other things.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.” — PABLO PICASSO



  1. “Disciples be damned. It’s not interesting. It’s only the masters that matter. Those who create.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Now there is fame! Of all — hunger, misery, the incomprehension by the public — fame is by far the worst. It is the castigation of God by the artist. It is sad. It is true.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.” — PABLO PICASSO


  1. “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 end up as the Pope.’ Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.” — PABLO PICASSO

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