Pablo Picasso Quotes

Pablo Picasso is the most inspiring person of the century in terms of art.

We can say that such as the influence of William Shakespeare on literature and Sigmund Freud on psychology.

Similarly, Picasso has a tremendous influence on art.

Picasso was born on 25 October 1881 in the city of Malaga, Spain. And he spent most of his adult life in France.

One fact about Picasso’s real name was in 23 Words.

Joe Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso. Really quite big.

Apart from this, there is a fact that his last name is from his mother María Picasso y López.

Picasso with his sister Lola
Picasso with his sister Lola (Image Source: Wikipedia)

Picasso’s father José Ruiz y Blasco was an art professor and painter. For this reason, Picasso’s art training started from the age of seven only.

When Picasso was 14 years old, he made a portrait of his aunt Pepa. And this painting has been referred to as one of the best paintings in Spanish history.

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When he was 16 years old, he attended Spain’s foremost art school. But he did not like these formal instructions at all.

So he stopped going to class. During this time he created paintings such as Science and Charity, Francisco Goya and El Greco.

Science and Charity Painting
Science and Charity Painting (Image Source:

Out of that, Science and Charity paintings were very famous and also got the award. This painting he made in a Realism style.

Picasso contributed greatly to the development of modern art in the 20th century.

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In collaboration with artist Georges Braque, he invented a new artistic style called Cubism. It was an avant-garde art movement that made quite extraordinary changes in European painting.

Picasso has made 13,500 paintings, 100,000 prints and engravings, and 34,000 illustrations in his 78-year career.

guernica painting
Guernica Painting

Of this, a painting named Guernica is his best work. And according to google, It’s one of the most Google-searched paintings in the world.

Picasso was also a leader in fashion as well as paintings. His iconic Breton-striped t-shirt is quite famous. And Coco Chanel designed this Breton striped t-shirt.

Picasso in iconic Breton-striped t-shirt
Picasso in iconic Breton-striped t-shirt (Image Source:

In the last days of his life, Picasso made many paintings. Which is today considered the beginning of the Neo-Expressionism movement.

Picasso died of heart failure on 8 April 1973 due to pulmonary edema. At that time, he was 91 years old.

In today’s time, Picasso is considered the most influential figure in the history of art. There was no other artist like this before.

Today, Picasso’s unique and creative style has made him an inspiration for modern artists and also known as the father of modern art.

Pablo Picasso Quotes :

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Taste is the enemy of creativeness. (Photo by Tony Vaccaro /

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

The hidden harmony is better than the obvious. ― Pablo Picasso

I always do what I cannot do, so that I can learn how to do it. ― Pablo Picasso

If the world doesn’t make sense of what I do, then why should I do what is meant for the world? ― Pablo Picasso

People who read are people who dream. ― Pablo Picasso

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Nothing is worse than a brilliant beginning. ― Pablo Picasso Quotes (Photo by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.)

People find meaning in everything and everyone. And I think it’s a disease of our age … ― Pablo Picasso

I do not seek. I find. ― Pablo Picasso

The biggest enemy of creativity is good sense. ― Pablo Picasso

There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun. ― Pablo Picasso

We have a definite but unknown quantity of experience at our disposal. ― Pablo Picasso

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I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money. ― Pablo Picasso Quotes (Image Source:

Colors follow the changes of the emotions. ― Pablo Picasso

There is nothing like abstract art. You just have to start with something. Later you will be able to remove all traces of reality. ― Pablo Picasso

I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them. ― Pablo Picasso

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Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. ― Pablo Picasso

I don’t believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. ― Pablo Picasso

Anything new, anything worth doing, cannot be recognized every time. ― Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso Quotes About Art :

Pablo Picasso Quotes About Art
Every child is an artist. But the problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. ― Pablo Picasso Quotes (Image Source:

Art is a lie that enables us to realize the truth. ― Pablo Picasso

Good artists copy, great artists steal. ― Pablo Picasso

The purpose of art is to wash the dust of daily life from our souls. ― Pablo Picasso

I think the artist is a political animal, who constantly knows about the emotional or delightful things happening in the world and shapes himself perfectly in their image. ― Pablo Picasso

Art is the elimination of the unnecessary. ― Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso Quotes on Art
Almost all art is erotic. ― Pablo Picasso Quotes (Image Source:

Art is never sacred because art is dangerous. And where it is sacred, it is not art. ― Pablo Picasso

Painting is a blind man’s profession. Because in this profession we paint not what we see, but what we feel. ― Pablo Picasso

Learn the rules like a pro, then break them like an artist.

Pablo Picasso Quotes

Sculpture is the art of the intelligence. ― Pablo Picasso

Art is not the truth. Because art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that has been given to us to understand. ― Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso Quotes About Life :

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Inspiration exists, but you just have to work to find it. ― Pablo Picasso Quotes

Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not melt in one’s bath. ― Pablo Picasso

Youth has no age. ― Pablo Picasso

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

Without great solitude, no serious work is possible. ― Pablo Picasso

Every act of creation is first an act of destruction. ― Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso Quotes About Life
The meaning of life is to find your gift and the purpose of life is to give it away. ― Pablo Picasso Quotes

Your work in life is your ultimate temptation. ― Pablo Picasso

To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic. ― Pablo Picasso

Everything you can imagine is real. ― Pablo Picasso

Do you think there can be something more dangerous than a sympathetic understanding? ― Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso Quotes On Love :

Love can bring the greatest freshness in life. ― Pablo Picasso

Love must be proved by deeds and not by reasons. ― Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso Quotes About Success :

Pablo Picasso Quotes About Success
Action is the fundamental key to achieving success. ― Pablo Picasso Quotes

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

Success is dangerous. Because a person starts copying himself. And copying oneself is more dangerous than copying others. It leads to sterility. ― Pablo Picasso

I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else. ― Pablo Picasso

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