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Biography - Pablo Picasso:

Spanish painter and sculptor.
Born: 1881 - Died: 1973
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Spain
Spain

Quote

We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth that is given to us to understand.
Pablo Picasso




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Nous savons tous que l'Art n'est pas la vérité. L'Art est un mensonge qui nous fait prendre conscience de la vérité, du moins de celle qu'il nous est donné de comprendre.”
Pablo Picasso

German
Wir wissen alle, daß Kunst nicht Wahrheit ist. Kunst ist eine Lüge, die uns die Wahrheit erkennen läßt, zumindest die Wahrheit, die wir verstehen können.”
Pablo Picasso




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Nature is truth. Art is the highest truth.”
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Art is the most beautiful of all lies.”
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My trade and art is to live.”
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The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.”
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Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.”
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I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'”
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.”
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Love truth, but pardon error.”
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
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The language of truth is simple.”
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.”
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The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.”
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Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.”
Vincent Willem van Gogh - Letters to Theo
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Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.”
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Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.”
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It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition, that it must be lived forwards.”
Soren Kierkegaard - Journals
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Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.”
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Anyone who tells a lie has not a pure heart, and cannot make a good soup.”
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Success has always been a great liar.”
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The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.”
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Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.”
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A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.”
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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.”
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Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.”
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It is not the consciousness of men that determines their being, but, on the contrary, their social being that determines their consciousness.”
Karl Marx
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World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Like great works, deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying.”
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Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.”
Karl Marx
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Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”
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I do not seek, I find.”
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Youth has no age.”
Pablo Picasso
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It takes a long time to become young.”
Pablo Picasso
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Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.”
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A picture lives only through the man who is looking at it.”
Pablo Picasso
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