Pablo Picasso

He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.

Disciples be damned. It's not interesting. It's only the masters that matter. Those who create.

There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.

Portrait of Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973) was a Spanish painter and sculptor best known for co-founding the Cubist movement. He demonstrated uncanny artistic talent in his early years, painting in a realistic manner through his childhood and adolescence. During the first decade of the 20th century his style changed as he experimented with many theories, techniques, and ideas.

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Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.

Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.