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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

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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Shores Of Joy

Across the bridges it moves, way beyond the grasp it slithers.
too nice and smooth. Only ever does it slithers.

To the writhers it cools, and yet, to the happy it fools.
To the weepers it helps. and never maketh you yelp.

It is vast, it is clear. It is open, nothing mere.
It is the shore of joy, way too coy
It springs on you, making you its slave,

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