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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).
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  • ''Is there anything more dangerous than sympathetic understanding?''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Quoted in Hélène Parmelin, "Solitude," Picasso Says ... (1966, trans. 1969).
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  • ''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).
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  • ''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).
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  • ''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.
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  • ''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).
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  • ''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).
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  • ''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).
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  • ''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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No Words For This

For once, looking out with pure eyes, sticking out my tongue to lick my lips, I feel happiness.The shimmers run down my spine for this alien feeling tickles.

Lips twitch and eyes arch as this feeling bulges in me. Nose reddens, and ears twitch. Is this the happiness? It feels so great, so calm. Eyes shine blue, gleam without so much a clue.

breeze blows and wind slows. Heart speeds unknowing these needs. This happiness is the perfect feeling ever. Bees swarm, and breezes warm. Eyes flutter and heart clutters as I absorb this feeling.

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When I See You

I have always walked forth, not wanting anything more than what I had already had. I did not need anything at all. I had scoffed at everyone when they said that my life was incomplete

That was till I had met you. You were the only one who had ever raised the felling of loneliness in me. you were the only one who ever made me realize that my life was always incomplete; and had always been.

My heart had been always fluttering at the very sight of you. You had give me

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