"To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Pablo Picasso on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Pablo Picasso on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Pablo Picasso on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Pablo Picasso on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Pablo Picasso on Maya Angelou
"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."