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Pablo Picasso

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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

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Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.
Pablo Picasso




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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo




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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Love, and do what you will.”
Augustine of Hippo - Homilies on the First Epistle of John
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Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Where there is love there is life.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Love, love, all the rest is nothing.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Les amours de Psyché et de Cupidon
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Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.”
Albrecht Dürer
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My trade and art is to live.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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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.”
Vincent Willem van Gogh
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Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.”
Pablo Picasso
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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.'”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.”
Marcus Aurelius
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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
Confucius
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What beauty is, I know not.”
Albrecht Dürer
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.”
Albrecht Dürer - Four Books of Human Proportion
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.”
Charles Baudelaire
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.”
Charles Baudelaire
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To love beauty is to see light.”
Victor Hugo
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In art as in love, instinct is enough.”
Anatole France
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The ignoble nature is distinguished by the fact that it keeps its advantage steadily in view, and that this thought of the end and advantage is even stronger than its strongest impulse.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science
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Instinct perfected is a faculty of using and even constructing organized instruments; intelligence perfected is the faculty of making and using unorganized instruments.”
Henri Bergson
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I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.”
Socrates
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For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check yet crime persists. Why? Because the instincts that are warring in man are not, as the law claims, constant forces in a state of equilibrium.”
Albert Camus
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Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.”
Bertrand Russell
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Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”
Pablo Picasso
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I do not seek, I find.”
Pablo Picasso
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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.”
Pablo Picasso
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A picture lives only through the man who is looking at it.”
Pablo Picasso
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