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  • ''We artists are indestructible; even in a prison, or in a concentration camp, I would be almighty in my own world of art, even if I had to paint my pictures with my wet tongue on the dusty floor of my cell.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Der Monat (Berlin, December 1949), repr. In Dore Ashton, Picasso on Art (1972).
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  • ''When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form, a clear volume, through successive eliminations, you arrive inevitably at the egg. Likewise, starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse, one finishes with the portrait.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Intransigeant (Paris, June 15, 1932).
  • ''Basically the French are all peasants.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. conversation, Feb. 16, 1935, on French painters. Le Point (Sovillac, France, Oct. 1952), vol. 7, no. 42.
  • ''Today, as you know, I am famous and very rich. But when I am alone with myself, I haven't the courage to consider myself an artist, in the great and ancient sense of that word ... I am only a public entertainer, who understands his age.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. repr. In Duncan Williams, The Trousered Ape, ch. 2 (1971). Le Spectacle du Monde (Paris, November 1962).
  • ''Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Masses and Mainstream (New York, March 1948).
  • ''I who have been involved with all styles of painting can assure you that the only things that fluctuate are the waves of fashion which carry the snobs and speculators; the number of true connoisseurs remains more or less the same.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Mirador (Barcelona, Aug. 9, 1934).
  • ''Through art we express our conception of what nature is not.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. repr. In Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Picasso: Fifty Years of His Art (1946). "Picasso Speaks," The Arts (New York, May 1923).
  • ''We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth, at least the truth that is given us to understand. The artist must know the manner whereby to convince others of the truthfulness of his lies.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. repr. In Alfred H. Barr Jr., Picasso: Fifty Years of His Art (1946). "Picasso Speaks," The Arts (New York, May 1923).
  • ''We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth, at least the truth that is given us to understand. The artist must know the manner whereby to convince others of the truthfulness of his lies.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. repr. In Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Picasso: Fifty Years of His Art (1946). "Picasso Speaks," The Arts (New York, May 1923).
  • ''Ah, good taste! What a dreadful thing! Taste is the enemy of creativeness.''
    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Spanish artist. Quote (Anderson, S.C., Mar. 24, 1957).

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Best Poem of pablo picasso

Dawn

The dawn that day rose
Just as the mist of the night
Subsided like a foam descending
To reveal clear water ahead
The Bees in the hive stirred about
To retrieve more honey
It was on that day that I stared into the
Mirror of luck.
Hours passed by just
As flies whizzed under a scorchy sun
The foam above the crystal water rose again
The mist of the dusk rose high above me
shattering the mirror to grits
I plunged down from a mountain
Into the depths of dreariness
It was then that I acknowledged
What I've been ...

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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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