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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 (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Quoted in Hélène Parmelin, Picasso: The Artist and His Model, and Other Recent Works, p. 16 (1965).
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  • ''The more technique you have, the less you have to worry about it. The more technique there is, the less there is.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. quoted in Hélène Parmelin, Picasso Plain, ch. 4, published in France (1959, repr. 1963). Picasso described himself as "a painter without style," explaining: "Style is often something which locks the painter into the same vision, the same technique, the same formula during years and years, sometimes during one's whole lifetime." (Quoted in prefatory text to exhibition catalog, Geneva, 1963).
  • ''Is there anything more dangerous than sympathetic understanding?''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Quoted in Hélène Parmelin, "Solitude," Picasso Says ... (1966, trans. 1969).
  • ''If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Quoted in Hélène Parmelin, "Truth," Picasso Says ... (1966, trans. 1969).
  • ''They ought to put out the eyes of painters as they do goldfinches in order that they can sing better.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Quoted in Intransigeant (Paris, June 15, 1932).
  • ''It is personality with a penny's worth of talent. Error which chances to rise above the commonplace.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Quoted in Jaime Sabartés, Picasso: portraits et souvenirs, ch. 9 (1946). Commenting on genius.
  • ''An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes transformed by thought.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Quoted in Jaime Sabartés, Picasso: portraits et souvenirs, ch. 7 (1946).
  • ''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 grâce for the painter as well as for the picture.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Quoted in Jaime Sabartés, Picasso: portraits et souvenirs, ch. 7 (1946).
  • ''Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one's bath like a lump of sugar.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. quoted in Jean Cocteau, Opium, p. 29 (1929, trans. 1932, repr. 1957).
  • ''Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. quoted in Jean Cocteau, "War and Peace," pt. 1, Journals (1956).

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Best Poem of pablo picasso

A Lonely Road Is That I Walked

I walk a lonely road, the one and only one I' ve ever known.
I don't know where it goes, but I keep walking on and on.
I walked the lonely and un trodden road for I was walking on the bridge
of the broken dreams.
I don't know what the world is fighting for or why iam being insticated.
It's for this that I walk this lonely road for I wish to be
ALONE!
So Iam breaking up, breakin' up.
It is the lack of self control that I feared as there is something
Inside me that pulls the need to surface, ...

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No Way

One day I wake up thinking, how I would like to be free!
I lay down in the time when the bees hum lazily, thinking,
how I'd like to fly like the birds above?
As the sun shone over me showing me all it's grandeur,
I felt like shouting, 'O sun, take me upon ur path and lead away from all these responsibilities. how I'd like to just shine above without any my responsibilities! '
The sun shined o'er me warmly and said, 'My little dear sweet boy!
life is a journey, not a suc

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