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Creative Inspiration: Top Quotes From Pablo Picasso

I recently came across some of Pablo Picasso’s quotes and as a writer and a marketer, I was quite inspired.

Did you know that the famous Spanish artist was a painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright, all in one super-human being?

Did you know?

Picasso’s full name is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruíz y Picasso – the real name has 23 words. 






Ready to learn from this great artist? Here’s a roundup some of Pablo Picasso’s quotes that I’m sure each one of you will love:

Action is the foundational key to all success.

Unless your work gives you trouble, it is no good.

He can who thinks he can, and he can’t who thinks he can’t. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.

Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.

Action is the foundational key to all success.

The chief enemy of creativity is ‘good’ sense.

Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one’s bath like a lump of sugar.

Good artists copy, great artists steal.

What one does is what counts and not what one had the intention of doing.

I am always doing things I can’t do, that’s how I get to do them. 

To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.

It is your work in life that is your ultimate seduction.

Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.

My mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier you’ll be a general; if you become a monk you’ll end up as the Pope.’ Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.

Work is necessary for man. Man invented the alarm clock.

For my part, I can’t do anything else but what I am doing.

Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.

I do not seek, I find.

It takes a long time to become young.