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Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun
Painting is just another way of keeping a diary
One must act in painting as in life, directly
One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite - that particular peach is but a detail
My mother said to me, ĢIf you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Popeģ. Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso
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
I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions
A picture is worth a thousand words
A picture is a poem without words
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."