July 6, 1907 - July 13, 1954


46 Greatest Quotes By Frida Kahlo

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
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. Frida Kahlo
I find that Americans completely lack sensibility and good taste. They are boring, and they all have faces like unbaked rolls. Frida Kahlo
Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away. Frida Kahlo
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are a bourbon biscuit. Frida Kahlo
I don't know how to write love letters. Frida Kahlo
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. Frida Kahlo
Really, I do not know whether my paintings are surrealist or not, but I do know that they are the frankest expression of myself. Frida Kahlo
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
I love you more than my own skin. Frida Kahlo
Only one mountain can know the core of another mountain. Frida Kahlo
I had something in my throat. It felt like I had swallowed the whole world. Frida Kahlo
I am in agreement with everything my father taught me and nothing my mother taught me. Frida Kahlo
I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best. Frida Kahlo
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
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. Frida Kahlo
I am happy to be alive, as long as I can paint. Frida Kahlo
At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can. Frida Kahlo
No moon, sun, diamond, hands — fingertip, dot, ray, gauze, sea. pine green, pink glass, eye, mine, eraser, mud, mother, I am coming. Frida Kahlo
There is nothing more precious than laughter. Frida Kahlo
Passion is the bridge that takes you from pain to change. Frida Kahlo
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. Frida Kahlo
To paint is the most terrific thing that there is, but to do it well is very difficult. Frida Kahlo
Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly? Frida Kahlo
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
My toys were those of a boy: skates, bicycles. Frida Kahlo
I put on the canvas whatever comes into my mind. Frida Kahlo
I want a storm to come and flood us into a song that no one wrote. Frida Kahlo
Mankind owns its destiny, and its destiny is the earth. We are destroying it until we have no destiny. Frida Kahlo
To trap one's self-suffering is to risk being devoured from the inside. Frida Kahlo
I am my own muse, the subject I know best. Frida Kahlo
I am that clumsy human, always loving, loving, loving. And loving. And never leaving. Frida Kahlo
I was a child who went about in a world of colors... My friends, my companions, became women slowly; I became old in instants. Frida Kahlo
My painting carries with it the message of pain. Frida Kahlo
Of the opposite sex, I have the moustache and, in general, the face. Frida Kahlo
My blood is a miracle that, from my veins, crosses the air in my heart into yours. Frida Kahlo
Your word travels the entirety of space and reaches my cells which are my stars then goes to yours which are my light. Frida Kahlo
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
pain, pleasure and death are no more than a process for existence. The revolutionary struggle in this process is a doorway open to intelligence. Frida Kahlo
What would I do without the absurd and the ephemeral? Frida Kahlo
Can one invent verbs? I want to tell you one: I sky you, so my wings extend so large to love you without measure. Frida Kahlo
Surrealism is the magical surprise of finding a lion in a wardrobe, where you were 'sure' of finding shirts. Frida Kahlo
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. Frida Kahlo