"I don't believe in accidents. There are only encounters in history. There are no accidents."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Pablo Picasso on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Pablo Picasso on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Pablo Picasso on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Pablo Picasso on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Pablo Picasso on Thomas Jefferson
"It takes a long time to become young."
"Youth has no age."
"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls."
"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."
"Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun."