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Pablo Picasso
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I want to get to the stage where nobody can tell how a picture of mine is done. What's the point of that? Simply that I want nothing but emotion given off by it. Pablo Picasso
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If I spit, they will take my spit and frame it as great art. Pablo Picasso
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...the right to free expression is something one seizes, not something one is given.... if it does exist, it exists to be used against the established order.... There is absolute opposition between the artist and the state. Pablo Picasso
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Often while reading a book one feels that the author wouold heave preferred to paint rather than to wirte; 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
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We can see the light but we are still inside the tunnel, ... We have not been able to get to all the communities. Pablo Picasso
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When they say that I am too old to make a thing, I try to make it immediately. Pablo Picasso
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You know, it's just like being a peddler. You want two breasts? Well, here you are - two breasts. We must see to it that the man looking at the picture has at hand everything he needs to paint a nude. If you really give him everything he needs - and the best - he'll put everything where it belongs, with his own eyes. Each person will make for himself the kind of nude he wants, with the nude that I will have made for him. Pablo Picasso
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To be young, really young, takes a very long time. Pablo Picasso
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I would like to live like a poor person with a lot of money. Pablo Picasso
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When I was a kid I drew like Michelangelo. It took me years to learn to draw like a kid. Pablo Picasso
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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
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Enough of Art. It's Art that kills us. People no longer want to do painting: they make art. Pablo Picasso
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I have never made radically different experiments. Whenever I wanted to say something, I said it the way I believed I should. Pablo Picasso
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Titian, Rembrandt and Goya were the great painters. I am only a public clown. Pablo Picasso
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What I have to do is utilize as best I can the ideas which objects suggest to me, connect, fuse, and color in my way the shadows they cast within me, illumine them from the inside. And since of necessity my vision is quite different from that of the next man, my painting will interpret things in an entirely different manner even though it makes use of the same elements. Pablo Picasso
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If everyone would paint, political re-education would be unnecessary. Pablo Picasso
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I go for a walk in the forest of Fontainebleau. I get 'green' indigestion. I must get rid of this sensation into a picture. Green rules it. A painter paints to unload himself of feelings and visions. Pablo Picasso
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Paintings are but research and experiment. I never do a painting as a work of art. All of them are researches. I search constantly and there is a logical sequence in all this research. Pablo Picasso
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We now know that Art is not the truth... but rather a way of approaching the truth. Pablo Picasso
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One never knows what one is going to do. One starts a painting and then it becomes something quite different. Pablo Picasso
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I have always believed and still believe that artists who live and work with spiritual values cannot and should not remain indifferent to the conflict in which the highest values of humanity and civilization are at stake. Pablo Picasso
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I don't develop; I am. Pablo Picasso
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As far as I am concerned, a painting speaks for itself. What is the use of giving explanations, when all is said and done? A painter has only one language. Pablo Picasso
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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
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The chief enemy of creativity is good taste. Pablo Picasso
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When it comes right down to it, all you have is your self. Your Self is a sun with a thousand rays... Pablo Picasso
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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
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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
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Everyone wants to understand art. Why don't we try to understand the song of a bird? Why do we love the night, the flowers, everything around us, without trying to understand them? But in the case of a painting, people think they have to understand. Pablo Picasso
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When I am told I am too old to do something, I try to do it right away. Pablo Picasso
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They'll sell you thousands of greens. Veronese green and emerald green and cadmium green and any sort of green you like; but that particular green, never. Pablo Picasso
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Variation does not mean evolution. If an artist varies his mode of expression this only means that he has changed his manner of thinking, and in changing, it might be for the better or it might be for the worse. Pablo Picasso
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In every photographer there was a painter, a true artist, awaiting expression. Pablo Picasso
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No, painting is not interior decoration. It is an instrument of war for attack and defense against the enemy. Pablo Picasso
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What I capture in spite of myself interests me more than my own ideas. Pablo Picasso
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I like all paintings. I always look at the paintings, good or bad, in barbershops, furniture stores, provincial hotels. I'm like a drinker who needs wine. As long as it is wine, it doesn't matter which wine. Pablo Picasso
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Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions. Pablo Picasso
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Good artists copy, great artists steal. Pablo Picasso
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Every act of creation is first an act of destruction. Pablo Picasso
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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. Pablo Picasso
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I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents. Pablo Picasso
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Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock. Pablo Picasso
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An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought. Pablo Picasso
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You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer. Pablo Picasso
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The people who make art their business are mostly imposters. Pablo Picasso
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I have a horror of people who speak about the beautiful. What is the beautiful? One must speak of problems in painting! Pablo Picasso
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When I die, it will be a shipwreck, and as when a huge ship sinks, many people all around will be sucked down with it. Pablo Picasso
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Two of the most frustrated trades are dentists and photographers - dentists because they want to be doctors, and photographers because they want to be painters. Pablo Picasso
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Accidents, try to change them - it's impossible. The accidental reveals man. Pablo Picasso
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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
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You can't run a without taking risks. Pablo Picasso
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If it's good, it's mine. If it's bad, it's a fake. Pablo Picasso
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One cannot be a sorcerer all the time. How could one live? Pablo Picasso
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Abstract art is only painting. And what's so dramatic about that? There is no abstract art. One must always begin with something. Afterwards one can remove all semblance of reality; there is no longer any danger as the idea of the object has left an indelible imprint. Pablo Picasso
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Everything exists in limited quantity - especially happiness. Pablo Picasso
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Go and do the things you can't. That is how you get to do them. Pablo Picasso
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It is a well-known fact that we see the faults in other's works more readily than we do in our own. Pablo Picasso
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Ah, good taste! What a dreadful thing! Taste is the enemy of creativeness. Pablo Picasso
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To find is the thing. Pablo Picasso
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An artist must forget painting when he paints. That's the only way he will do original work. Pablo Picasso
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To know what you're going to draw, you have to begin drawing. Pablo Picasso
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To me there is no past or future in art. If a work of art does not live in the present, it must not be considered at all. Pablo Picasso
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Motivation is in the world around us. We have an infinite amount of material at our disposal, in the lives of those we meet, in what we see and feel, in what we discuss and from the passion of every woman. Pablo Picasso
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It's always necessary to seek for perfection. Obviously, for us, this word no longer has the same meaning. To me, it means: from one canvas to the next, always go further, further... Pablo Picasso
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You can't escape your own period. Whether you take sides for or against, you're always in it. Pablo Picasso
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What I achieve the first day can be perfectly valid, but it is not satisfying. If I can go that far spontaneously, then I must shed that result as an old skin and inquire further into the unknown, or at least the not-yet-known-to-myself. Pablo Picasso
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Every now and then one paints a picture that seems to have opened a door and serves as a stepping stone to other things. Pablo Picasso
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I paint what I think, not what I see. Pablo Picasso
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It is my misfortune - and probably my delight - to use things as my passions tell me. What a miserable fate for a painter who adores blondes to have to stop himself putting them into a picture because they don't go with the basket of fruit!... I put all the things I like into my pictures. The things - so much the worse for them. They just have to put up with it. Pablo Picasso
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Computers are useless - all they can give you are answers. Pablo Picasso
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