Art is a lie that makes us realize truth.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Youth has no age.
I am always doing things I can't do, that's how I get to do them.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the cat. He has no real style. He just keeps on trying other things.
It takes a long time to become young.
There are only two types of women - goddesses and doormats.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.
Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.
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 end up as the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.
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.
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
Sculpture is the art of the intelligence.
Sculpture is the best comment that a painter can make on painting.
Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.
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.
The chief enemy of creativity is "good" sense.
The genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
The hidden harmony is better than the obvious.
The more technique you have, the less you have to worry about it. The more technique there is, the less there is.
The older you get the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face.