Pablo Picasso Quotes

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.

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

Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.

The first half of life is learning to be an adult-the second half is learning to be a child.

Why do you try to understand art? Do you try to understand the song of a bird?

Everything you can imagine is real.

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

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.

You have to have an idea of what you are going to do, but it should be a vague idea.

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

We don’t grow older, we grow riper.

For me, there are two kinds of women – goddesses and doormats.

Without great solitude no serious work is possible.

A plagiarist steals from one person. A true artist steals from everybody.

Age only matters when one is aging. Now that I have arrived at a great age, I might as well be twenty.

Go and do the things you can’t. That is how you get to do them.

Don’t waste your youth growing up.

Youth has no age.

Unless your work gives you trouble, it is no good.

Action is the foundational key to all success.

All human beings are born with the same creative potential. Most people squander theirs away on a million superfluous things. I expend mine on one thing and one thing only: my art.

Love must be proven by facts and not by reasons.

I don’t work from nature, I work like nature.

Art is not truth; art is the lie which makes us see the truth.