Thoughts of Pablo Picasso

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Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.

Pablo Picasso

If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.

Pablo Picasso

The more technique you have, the less you have to worry about it. The more technique there is, the less there is.

Pablo Picasso

Accidents, try to change them -- it's impossible. The accidental reveals man.

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

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

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.

Pablo Picasso

Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.

Pablo Picasso

I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.

Pablo Picasso

Anything new, anything worth doing, can't be recognized. People just don't have that much vision.

Pablo Picasso

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.

Pablo Picasso

We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.

Pablo Picasso

You mustn't always believe what I say. Questions tempt you to tell lies, particularly when there is no answer.

Pablo Picasso

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot; others transform a yellow spot into the sun.

Pablo Picasso

Is there anything more dangerous than sympathetic understanding?

Pablo Picasso

Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one's bath like a lump of sugar.

Pablo Picasso

The hidden harmony is better than the obvious.

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

Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.

Pablo Picasso

My mother said to me, if you go into the military, you will become a general. If you go into the clergy, you will become Pope. Instead, I became an artist, and I am Piccaso.

Pablo Piccaso
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