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  It takes a long time to grow young.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  He can who thinks he can, and he cant who thinks he cant. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  The world today doesnt make sense. So why should I paint pictures that do?  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Love is the greatest refreshment in life.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

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

  Give me a museum and I will fill it.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Action is the foundational key to all success.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  I'd like to live like a poor man with lots of money.  
 -  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 sun.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  The path to youth takes a whole life.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  You cant run a business without taking risks.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Everyone wants to understand painting. Why is there no attempt to understand the song of the birds?  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  One never knows what one is going to do. One starts a painting and then it becomes something quite different.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Without great solitude no serious work is possible.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  One starts to get young at the age of sixty and then it is too late.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  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 be the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Everything you can imagine is real.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

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

  Painting isn't an aesthetic operation. It is a form of magic designed as mediator between this strange hostile world and us.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  If I dont have red, I use blue.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  If I paint a wild horse you might not see the horse... but surely you will see the wildness.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  The best calculation is the absence of calculation. Once you have attained a certain level of recognition,others generally figure that when you do something, it is for an intelligent reason. So it is really foolish to plot out your movements too carefully in advance. You're better off acting capriciously.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

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

  There are only two types of women - goddesses and doormats.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  The urge to destroy is also a creative urge.  
 -  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
  

  Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  People who try to explain pictures are usually barking up the wrong tree.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  To draw you must close your eyes and sing.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

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

  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
  

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

  It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Youth has no age.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  When they tell me I am too old to do something, I attempt it immediately.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  I'd like to live as a poor man with lots of money.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  I'd like to live like a poor man with lots of money.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  I'd like to live like a poor man with lots of money.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  I am always doing that which I can not do; in order that I may learn how to do it.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  When they tell me I'm too old to do something, I attempt it immediately.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Action is the foundational key to all success.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Love is the greatest refreshment in life.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  If I paint a wild horse you might not see the horse... but surely you will see the wildness.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  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 be the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Without great solitude no serious work is possible.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  The path to youth takes a whole life.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Youth has no age.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

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

  Taste is the enemy of creativeness  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.  
 -  Pablo Picasso
  

  The artist is a receptacle for the 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
  

  The artist is a receptacle for the 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
  

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

  Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of the sincerely insincere.  
 -  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