Frida Kahlo Quotes

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Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?

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I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.

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I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.

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I love you more than my own skin.

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There have been two great accidents in my life. One was the trolley, and the other was Diego. Diego was by far the worst.

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The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.

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I leave you my portrait so that you will have my presence all the days and nights that I am away from you.

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Since my subjects have always been my sensations, my states of mind and the profound reactions that life has been producing in me, I have frequently objectified all this in figures of myself, which were the most sincere and real thing that I could do in order to express what I felt inside and outside of myself.

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I was a child who went about in a world of colors… My friends, my companions, became women slowly; I became old in instants.

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Really, I do not know whether my paintings are surrealist or not, but I do know that they are the frankest expression of myself.

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I paint my own reality. The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.

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They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.

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Of the opposite sex, I have the moustache and, in general, the face.

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I don’t know how to write love letters.

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My painting carries with it the message of pain.

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To paint is the most terrific thing that there is, but to do it well is very difficult.

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I am my own muse, the subject I know best.

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My toys were those of a boy: skates, bicycles.

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I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned how to swim, and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling.

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The most important part of the body is the brain. Of my face, I like the eyebrows and eyes. Aside from that, I like nothing. My head is too small.

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I paint flowers so they will not die.

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I am in agreement with everything my father taught me and nothing my mother taught me.

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I am happy to be alive, as long as I can paint.

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I find that Americans completely lack sensibility and good taste. They are boring, and they all have faces like unbaked rolls.

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Painting completed my life.

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I put on the canvas whatever comes into my mind.

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Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.

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Passion is the bridge that takes you from pain to change,

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I used to think I was the strangest person in the world but then I thought there are so many people in the world, there must be someone just like me who feels bizarre and flawed in the same ways I do. I would imagine her, and imagine that she must be out there thinking of me too. Well, I hope that if you are out there and read this and know that, yes, it’s true I’m here, and I’m just as strange as you.

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I am my own muse. I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to better.

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I am that clumsy human, always loving, loving, loving. And loving. And never leaving.

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Sexism and racism are parallel problems. You can compare them in some ways, but they’re not at all the same. But they’re both symptoms inside the white male power structure.

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I wish I could do whatever I liked behind the curtain of “madness”. Then: I’d arrange flowers, all day long, I’d paint; pain, love and tenderness, I would laugh as much as I feel like at the stupidity of others, and they would all say: “Poor thing, she’s crazy!” (Above all I would laugh at my own stupidity.) I would build my world which while I lived, would be in agreement with all the worlds. The day, or the hour, or the minute that I lived would be mine and everyone else’s – my madness would not be an escape from “reality”.

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At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.

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I love you more than my own skin and even though you don’t love me the same way, you love me anyways, don’t you? And if you don’t, I’ll always have the hope that you do, and i’m satisfied with that. Love me a little. I adore you.

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I wanted to tell you that my whole being opened for you. Since I fell in love with you everything is transformed and is full of beauty… love is like an aroma, like a current, like rain.

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Can one invent verbs? I want to tell you one: I sky you, so my wings extend so large to love you without measure.

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Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are a bourbon biscuit.

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My paintings are well-painted, not nimbly but patiently. My painting contains in it the message of pain. I think that at least a few people are interested in it. It’s not revolutionary. Why keep wishing for it to be belligerent? I can’t. Painting completed my life. I lost three children and a series of other things that would have fulfilled my horrible life. My painting took the place of all of this. I think work is the best.

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Mankind owns its destiny, and its destiny is the earth. We are destroying it until we have no destiny.

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I drank to drown my sorrows, but the damned things learned how to swim.

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There is nothing more precious than laughter

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I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy as long as I can paint.

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Everyone’s opinions about things change over time. Nothing is constant. Everything changes. And to hold onto some dogged idea forever is a little rigid and maybe naive.

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Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light. Tragedy is the most ridiculous thing.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

I leave you my portrait so that you will have my presence all the days and nights that I am away from you.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

Since my subjects have always been my sensations, my states of mind and the profound reactions that life has been producing in me, I have frequently objectified all this in figures of myself, which were the most sincere and real thing that I could do in order to express what I felt inside and outside of myself.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

I want a storm to come and flood us into a song that no one wrote.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

I paint flowers so they will not die.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

I had something in my throat. It felt like I had swallowed the whole world.

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I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

You loved a man with more hands than a parade of beggars, and here you stand. Heart like a four-poster bed. Heart like a canvas. Heart leaking something so strong they can smell it in the street.”

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

There have been two great accidents in my life. One was the trolley, and the other was Diego. Diego was by far the worst.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

pain, pleasure and death are no more than a process for existence. The revolutionary struggle in this process is a doorway open to intelligence

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Your word travels the entirety of space and reaches my cells which are my stars then goes to yours which are my light.

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I think that little by little I’ll be able to solve my problems and survive.

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I must fight with all my strength so that the little positive things that my health allows me to do might be pointed toward helping the revolution. The only real reason for living.

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To trap one’s self-suffering is to risk being devoured from the inside.

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Only one mountain can know the core of another mountain.

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Tragedy is the most ridiculous thing.

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To feel the anguish of waiting for the next moment and of taking part in the complex current (of affairs) not knowing that we are headed toward ourselves, through millions of stone beings – of bird beings – of star beings – of microbe beings – of fountain beings toward ourselves.

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My blood is a miracle that, from my veins, crosses the air in my heart into yours.

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I don’t like the gringos at all. They are very boring and all have faces like unbaked rolls.

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It’s not possible to present an accurate picture of our culture without all the voices of the people in the culture. So at the emerging level, you can’t have a good survey art show without women and artists of color.

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The most important thing for everyone in Gringolandia is to have ambition and become ‘somebody,’ and frankly, I don’t have the least ambition to become anybody.

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What would I do without the absurd and the ephemeral?

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Surrealism is the magical surprise of finding a lion in a wardrobe, where you were ‘sure’ of finding shirts.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

I paint my own reality.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

My painting carries with it the message of pain.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

I paint flowers to prevent them from dying

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

I love you more than my own skin.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

I have never expected anything from my work but the satisfaction I could get from it by the very fact of painting and saying what I couldn’t say otherwise.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned how to swim, and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

 

I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.

– Frida Kahlo Quotes

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