[Comment to Herbert Read while viewing an exhibition of children’s drawings:] “When I was the age of these children I could draw like Raphael: it took me many years to learn how to draw like these children.”
Pablo Picasso, Quoted in Times (London), 27 Oct. 1956
Excerpted from: Schapiro, Fred, ed. The Yale Book of Quotations. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.