Saturday, December 11, 2010

Pablo Picasso was a Funny Guy


I was just over reading Marie Dodd's blog and it started me thinking about Pablo,he may have been an odd fellow but he had some mindful things to say as well as being a cutting edge artist.
"Each second we live is a new and unique moment of the universe, a moment that will never be again. And what do we teach our children? We teach them that two and two make four, and that Paris is the capital of France. When will we also teach them what they are? We should say to each of them: Do you know what you are? You are a marvel. You are unique. In all the years that have passed, there has never been another child like you. Your legs, your arms, your clever fingers, the way you move. You may become a Shakespeare, a Michelangelo, a Beethoven. You have the capacity for anything. Yes, you are a marvel. And when you grow up, can you then harm another who is, like you, a marvel? You must work, we must all work, to make the world worthy of its children.”

4 comments:

EmandaJ said...

Beautiful! Thanks for the wonderful thought.

Emanda

mairedodd said...

this is beautiful nan... i love the thoughts you shared here... he was a fascinating person... i also love learning about albert einstein - not just a brilliant scientist, he was very much a humanist...

Erin Fickert-Rowland said...

Love this! I have a soft spot for Picasso, and I was not familiar with this quote-I will be sharing it with my children!

stregata said...

Thanks for sharing this - and it is so true.
Love your angel ornament.