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500 Inspirational Frida Kahlo Love Quotes (2023)

1. “Where you cannot love, do not delay.” ~ Frida Kahlo


2. “I’ll wait for you. You responded to a sense with your voice and I’m full of you, waiting for your words which will make me grow and will enrich me.” ~ Frida Kahlo


3. “I am nothing but a “small damned” part of a revolutionary movement. Always revolutionary never dead, never useless.” ~ Frida Kahlo


4. “You deserve a lover who takes away the lies and brings you ” – Frida Kahlo Love Quotes


5. “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 flaws in the same ways I do. ” – Frida Kahlo


6. “The most powerful art is to make pain a healing talisman.” -Frida Kahlo.


7. “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


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


9. “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.”


10. “To paint is the most terrific thing that there is, but to do it well is very difficult. ” – Frida Kahlo


11. “Only one mountain can know the core of another mountain. ” – Frida Kahlo


12. “My painting carries with it the message of pain.” ~ Frida Kahlo


13. “Cocina de la Casa Azul de Frida Kahlo” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Georgiño


14. “Only one mountain can know the core of another mountain.” ~ Frida Kahlo


15. “I want a storm to come and flood us into a song that no one wrote.” ~ Frida Kahlo


16. Black, White, Red, Green


17. “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.” – Frida Kahlo


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


19. I never paint dreams or nightmares.


20. “No moon, sun, diamond, hands —


21. “I am nothing but a “small damned” part of a revolutionary movement. Always revolutionary, never dead, never useless.”


22. “As always, when I walk away from you, I carry your world and your life with me, and that’s what I can’t recover from.” –Frida Kahlo


23. “Si yo pudiera darte una cosa en la vida, me gustaría darte la capacidad de verte a ti mismo a través de mis ojos. Sólo entonces te darás cuenta de lo especial que eres para mí”


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25. “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


26. “Can verbs be made up? I’ll tell you one. I heaven you, so my wings will open wide to love you boundlessly. I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy to be alive as long as I can paint.”


27. “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.”


28. I have struggled and suffered so much that I deserve something whole, intense, indestructible.


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


30. “What I wanted to express very clearly and intensely was that the reason these people had to invent or imagine heroes and gods is pure fear. Fear of life and fear of death.”


31. “Cama de Frida Kahlo” CC BY-SA 2.0) by Georgiño


32. “I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone because I am the person I know best.” – Frida Kahlo


33. “I was born a painter.” -Frida Kahlo.


34. “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


35. “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


36. My Diego. I'm no longer alone. Wings? You keep me company.


37. I am essence. I am an idiot. I am tenacious. I am. I simply am.


38. “I warn you that in this picture I am painting of Diego there will be colors which even I am not fully acquainted with. Besides, I love Diego so much I cannot be an objective speculator of him or his life.”


39. “I am my own muse, the subject I know best. ”


40. “It was worthwhile to come here only to see why Europe is rotting, why all this people – good for nothing – are the cause of all the Hitlers and Mussolinis.” ~ Frida Kahlo


41. “Painting has made my life full. Painting has replaced everything. I don’t think there’s anything better than work.”


42. “It is not worthwhile to leave this world without having had a little fun in life.” ~ Frida Kahlo


43. “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


44. “Why do I need feet when I have wings to fly?”– Frida Kahlo


45. “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. ” – Frida Kahlo


46. My paintings are well-painted, not nimbly but patiently.


47. “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


48. “It is not worthwhile to leave this world without having had a little fun in life.”


49. I'm attracted to artists like Frida Kahlo, because her work was her life, her questions, her outrage, her suffering, her pain. Everything is in her work.


50. “Tragedy is the most ridiculous thing. ” – Frida Kahlo


51. “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.”


52. “I would like to give you everything I never had, but not even then would you know how beautiful is it to love you. ”


53. Fall in love with yourself, with life, and then with whoever you want.


54. “No place in life is sadder than an empty bed.” ~ Frida Kahlo


55. “They say never trust a limping dog or the tears of a woman.” ~ Frida Kahlo


56. “I want to be inside your darkest everything”


57. Today I'm in better company than for 20 years. I am a self and a Communist.


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


59. You are all the combinations of numbers of life.


60. “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


61. “I paint self-portraits because I’m alone most of the time. I paint myself because I’m the one I know best.”


62. “ Yo solía pensar que era la persona más extraña en el mundo, pero luego pensé, hay mucha gente así en el mundo, tiene que haber alguien como yo, que se sienta bizarra y dañada de la misma forma en que yo me siento”


63. “Painting completed my life.”


64. “I’m my own muse, I’m the person I know best. The topic I want to learn best.”


65. “Don’t build a wall around your own suffering, it may devour you from the inside.” ~ Frida Kahlo


66. “You deserve the best, the very best, because you are one of the few people in this lousy world who are honest to themselves, and that is the only thing that really counts. ”


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


68. “El hombre es dueño de su destino y su destino es la tierra, y él mismo la está destruyendo hasta quedarse sin destino”


69. “I want a storm to come and flood us into a song that no one wrote.” – Frida Kahlo


70. “There have been two great accidents in my life. One was the train the other was Diego. Diego was by far the worst.”


71. It's not possible to present an accurate picture of our culture without all the voices of the people in the culture.


72. “I am my own muse; I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to know better.” ~ Frida Kahlo


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74. “I tried to drown my sorrows but the bastards learned how to swim.” ~Frida Kahlo


75. The revolutionary struggle in this process is a doorway open to intelligence.


76. “You deserve the best, the very best because you are one of the few people in this lousy world who are honest to themselves, and that is the only thing that really counts.” ~ Frida Kahlo


77. “I am happy to be alive, as long as I can paint.” – Frida Kahlo


78. “Diego was everything; my child, my lover, my universe.” ~ Frida Kahlo


79. Heart like a four-poster bed. Heart like a canvas.


80. “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.”


81. I used to think I was the strangest person in the world.


82. “Through the round numbers and the colored nerves, the stars are made and the worlds are sounds.”


83. All of you in a space full of sounds — in the shade and in the light.


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


85. “They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn't. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.”


86. “All this anger has simply made me understand better that I love you more than my own skin, and that even though you don’t love me as much, you love me a little anyway — don’t you? If this is not true, I’ll always be hopeful that it could be, and that’s enough for me.”


87. Remember that every tick-tock is a second of life that goes by and doesn't repeat itself.


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89. “Sometimes I’d rather talk to workers and bricklayers than with those stupid people who call themselves educated people.”


90. “I don’t really know if my paintings are surreal or not, but I do know that they represent the frankest expression of myself.”


91. “A despair which no words can describe. I’m still eager to live. I’ve started to paint again. A little picture to give to Dr. Farill on which I’m working with all my love. I feel uneasy about my painting.”


92. “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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94. “They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.” -Frida Kahlo.


95. “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


96. “Pinto flores para que no mueran”


97. I paint flowers so they will not die.


98. “Pain is not part of life; it can become life itself.”


99. “You deserve the best, the very best, because you are one of the few people in this lousy world who are honest to themselves, and that is the only thing that really counts.”


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


101. I wanted to study medicine.


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103. “Fall in love with yourself, with life, and then with whoever you want. ” – Frida Kahlo


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


105. “Si actúas como si supieras lo que estás haciendo, puedes hacer lo que quieras”


106. “The most interesting thing about the so-called lies of Diego is that, sooner or later, the ones involved in the imaginary tale get angry, not because of the lies, but because of the truth contained in the lies, which always comes forth.” ~ Frida Kahlo


107. “Never in all my life will I forget your presence. You found me torn to pieces, and you sent me back whole, complete.” –Frida Kahlo


108. “I put on the canvas whatever comes into my mind.”


109. If I ever loved a woman, the more I loved her, the more I wanted to hurt her. Frida was only the most obvious victim of this disgusting trait.


110. “I paint flowers so they will not die.”


111. “I’d like to paint you, but there are no colors, because there are so many, in my confusion, the tangible form of my great love.” ~ Frida Kahlo


112. “I put on the canvas whatever comes into my mind. ” – Frida Kahlo


113. “My toys were those of a boy: skates, bicycles.” ~ Frida Kahlo


114. “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’. ” – Frida Kahlo


115. “Can verbs be invented? I want to tell you one: I heaven you, thus my wings stretch immensely to love you without measure.”


116. “I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.”


117. I believe that by working I will forget the sorrows.


118. “I want to be inside your darkest everything.” – Frida Kahlo


119. “You deserve a lover who makes you feel safe, who can consume this world whole if he walks hand in hand with you; someone who believes that his embraces are a perfect match with your skin.”


120. You are fire burning all that is left of my heart.


121. “Painting completed my life.” –Frida Kahlo.


122. “Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?” – Frida Kahlo


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124. “Passion is the bridge that takes you from pain to change. ” – Frida Kahlo


125. “Enamórate de ti. De la vida. Y luego de quien tú quieras”


126. I'd like to paint you, but there are no colors, because there are so many, in my confusion, the tangible form of my great love.


127. “My paintings are well-painted, not nimbly but patiently.”


128. “I paint flowers so they will not die.” ~ Frida Kahlo


129. “Her work has been celebrated in Mexico as emblematic of national and indigenous tradition, and by feminists for its uncompromising depiction of the female experience and form. Mexican culture and Amerindian cultural tradition are important in her work, which has been sometimes characterized as naïve art or folk art. Her work has also been described as surrealist, and in 1938 André Breton, principal initiator of the surrealist movement, described Kahlo’s art as a ‘ribbon around a bomb.'”


130. 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.


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


132. “You are all the combinations of numbers of life. ” –Frida Kahlo


133. “Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?”


134. “So forgotten and so firm. Snail shells and the bride-doll, is yours too ~ I mean, it is you.” ~ Frida Kahlo


135. “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.“


136. “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


137. “They are so damn 'intellectual' and rotten that I can't stand them anymore....I [would] rather sit on the floor in the market of Toluca and sell tortillas, than have anything to do with those 'artistic' bitches of Paris.”


138. “I don't paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality.”


139. “It is terrifying to see the rich having parties day and night while thousands and thousands of people are dying of hunger.” ~ Frida Kahlo


140. This upper class is disgusting and I'm furious at all these rich people here, having seen thousands of people in abject squalor.


141. “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.” – Frida Kahlo


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


143. “I had something in my throat. It felt like I had swallowed the whole world.” – Frida Kahlo


144. “I don’t give a shit what the world thinks.


145. I was a child who went about in a world of colors.


146. “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.”


147. I paint my own reality.


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


149. Diego was everything; my child, my lover, my universe.


150. “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


151. “My Bartoli, I don’t know how to write love letters. But 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. You know, my sky, you rain on me and I, like the earth, receive you.”


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


153. “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


154. “I love you more than my own skin. ”


155. “There isn’t enough time there, isn’t enough nothing. There is only reality. What once was is long gone! What remains are the transparent roots appearing transformed into an eternal fruit tree. Your fruits already give scent, your flowers give color blooming in the joy of wind and flowers.”


156. “This upper class is disgusting and I’m furious at all these rich people here, having seen thousands of people in abject squalor.” ~ Frida Kahlo


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


158. “I hope the exit is joyful. And I hope never to return.” ~ Frida Kahlo


159. “Feet, what do I need them for


160. “My paintings are well-painted, not nimbly but patiently.” -Frida Kahlo.


161. As always, when I walk away from you, I carry your world and your life with me, and that's what I can't recover from.


162. “I don’t give a s* what the world thinks. I was born a b*, I was born a painter, I was born f*. But I was happy in my way. You did not understand what I am. I am love. I am pleasure, I am essence, I am an idiot, I am an alcoholic, I am tenacious. I am; simply I am … You are a s*.”


163. “At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can. ” -Frida Kahlo


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


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


166. “Surrealism is the magical surprise of finding a lion in a wardrobe, where you were ‘sure’ of finding shirts.” ~ Frida Kahlo


167. “What doesn’t kill me, feeds me”


168. “Not Fragile Like A Flower, Fragile Like a Bomb”


169. “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


170. “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.”


171. I'm the kind of person that likes to see the glass half full, so, if Frida is a hook, even though it's mainstream, for me it doesn't matter.


172. I have to fight with all my strength to contribute the few positive things my health allows me to the revolution


173. “Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away. ” – Frida Kahlo


174. “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.” ~ Frida Kahlo


175. Too late now I realized that the most wonderful part of my life had been my love for Frida.


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


177. I felt that something was in my throat, just as if I had swallowed the whole world.


178. I have never had an exhibition before.


179. The only one who has taught me painting is Diego...


180. “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.”


181. “The most powerful art is to make pain a healing talisman.”


182. 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.


183. “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


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


185. Through her paintings, she breaks all the taboos of the woman's body and of female sexuality.


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


187. What I wanted to express, more intensely and clearly was that the reason people needed to invent or imagine heroes and gods is pure fear.


188. I would laugh as much as I feel like at the stupidity of others, and they would all say: 'Poor thing, she's crazy!'


189. “I was born a bitch. I was born a painter.” ~ Frida Kahlo


190. “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.” ~ Frida Kahlo


191. “What I wanted to express very clearly and intensely was that the reason these people had to invent or image heroes and gods is pure fear. Fear of life and fear of death.”


192. “Passion is the bridge that takes you from pain to change.” ~ Frida Kahlo


193. “I am that clumsy human, always loving, loving, loving. And loving. And never leaving.” ~ Frida Kahlo


194. “There have been two great accidents in my life. One was the train the other was Diego. Diego was by far the worst. ”


195. “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” – Frida Kahlo


196. “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.”– Frida Kahlo


197. “To paint is the most terrific thing that there is, but to do it well is very difficult.” ~ Frida Kahlo


198. “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


199. Her work as a painter came out of that accident; she painted in order to pass the time during the lengthy period of recovery nobody had really expected.


200. “My painting carries with it the message of pain. ” – Frida Kahlo


201. Frida Kahlo painted herself but she also unveiled the stories of women who give birth to pools of blood.


202. “I paint flowers so they will not die.” – Frida Kahlo


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


204. “There is nothing more precious than laughter”


205. “I tried drowning my pains, but they learned to swim“


206. “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


207. “I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.” ~ Frida Kahlo


208. “I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best.”


209. “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.” – Frida Kahlo


210. “I don’t want you to think like I do. I just want you to think.” ~ Frida Kahlo


211. “Years. Waiting with anguish hidden away, my spine broken, and the immense glance, footless through the vast path… Carrying on my life enclosed in steel.” ~ Frida Kahlo


212. “Passion is the bridge that takes you from pain to change.”


213. “At the end of the day we can endure much more than we think we can.” ~ Frida Kahlo


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


215. Never in all my life will I forget your presence. You found me torn to pieces, and you sent me back whole, complete.


216. “La parte más importante del cuerpo es el cerebro. De mi rostro me gustan mis cejas y mis ojos”


217. “My blood is a miracle that, from my veins, crosses the air from my heart to yours.”


218. I was always shy and afraid to show my things.


219. “The most interesting thing about the so-called lies of Diego is that, sooner or later, the ones involved in the imaginary tale get angry, not because of the lies, but because of the truth contained in the lies, which always comes forth.”


220. “My painting carries with it the message of pain.” –Frida Kahlo.


221. I no longer have even the


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


223. “People in general are scared to death of the war and all the exhibitions have been a failure, because the rich don’t want to buy anything.” ~ Frida Kahlo


224. You deserve a lover who makes you feel safe, who can consume this world whole if he walks hand in hand with you; someone who believes that his embraces are a perfect match with your skin.


225. Doctor, if you let me drink this tequila, I promise I won't drink at my funeral


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


227. “¿Se pueden inventar verbos? Quiero decirte uno: yo te cielo, así mis alas se extienden enormes para amarte sin medida… somos de las misma materia, de las mismas ondas…”


228. I physically resemble both of my parents. I have my mother's eyes and my father's body.


229. “And you know very well that a woman’s sex appeal wears off very quickly, and they’re left with what they have in their big head to be able to defend themselves from this filthy fucking life”


230. Don't think I am going to sleep with you just because you took me under your wing.


231. “You deserve a lover who wants you disheveled, with everything and all the reasons that wake you up in haste and the demons that won’t let you sleep.”


232. “Page from the Diary of Frida Kahlo.” (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) by grapefruitmoon


233. “¿Qué haría yo sin lo absurdo y lo fugaz?”


234. “Painting completed my life. ” – Frida Kahlo


235. “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


236. “I love you more than my own skin and even though you don’t love me the same way, you love me anyway, 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.”– Frida Kahlo


237. “Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light.” ~ Frida Kahlo


238. “Nunca pinto sueños o pesadillas. Pinto mi propia realidad”


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


240. “Feet, what do I need them for If I have wings to fly.”


241. So at the emerging level, you can't have a good survey art show without women and artists of color.


242. What would I do without the absurd and the fleeting?


243. You are to me every love thought.


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


245. “No estoy enferma. Estoy rota. Pero estoy feliz de vivir mientras pueda pintar”


246. “My painting carries with it the message of pain.”


247. “I paint flowers to prevent them from dying.” ~ Frida Kahlo


248. “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


249. “I was born a bitch, I was born a painter.”


250. I have no words to tell you how much I been suffering and knowing how much I love Diego you must understand that these troubles will never end in my life.


251. “They sit for hours in the cafes, warming their precious behinds and talk without stopping about culture, art, revolution and so on and so forth, thinking themselves the gods of the world, dreaming the most fantastic nonsense and poisoning the air with theories and theories that never come true.”


252. I hope the exit is joyful and I hope never to return.


253. “Everyone’s opinions about things change over time. Nothing is constant. Everything changes.” ~ Frida Kahlo


254. “At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.” ~ Frida Kahlo


255. “Cada tic-tac es un segundo de la vida que pasa, huye, y no se repite. Y hay en ella tanta intensidad, tanto interés, que el problema es solo saberla vivir. Que cada uno lo resuelva como pueda”


256. “I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone because I am the person I know best. ” – Frida Kahlo


257. “The situation with Diego is getting worse every day. I know I’m to blame for much that has happened because at the outset I didn’t understand what he really wanted and because I fought against something that can no longer be made up for.”


258. “You didn’t understand what I am. I am love. I am pleasure. I am essence. I am an idiot. I am tenacious. I am. I simply am.”


259. “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”.”


260. “They are so damn ‘intellectual’ and rotten that I can’t stand them anymore…I would rather sit on the floor in the market of Toluca and sell tortillas, than have anything to do with those ‘artistic’ bitches of Paris.” ~ Frida Kahlo


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


262. “The most important part of the body is the brain.” – Frida Kahlo


263. Love me a little. I adore you.


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


265. “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.“


266. “A despair which no words can describe. I’m still eager to live. I’ve started to paint again. A little picture to give to Dr. Farill on which I’m working with all my love. I feel uneasy about my painting.” ~ Frida Kahlo


267. “What do I need feet for when I have wings to fly.”


268. “You didn’t understand what I am. I am love. I am pleasure. I am essence. I am an idiot. I am tenacious. I am. I simply am.” ~ Frida Kahlo


269. “Only one mountain can know the core of another mountain.” – Frida Kahlo


270. I resorted to myself; I sought my own help.


271. “Tree of Hope, stand strong”


272. “They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. ” – Frida Kahlo


273. “I am in agreement with everything my father taught me and nothing my mother taught me.” ~ Frida Kahlo


274. “You too know that all my eyes see, all touch with myself, from any distance, is you.” -Frida Kahlo


275. I cannot speak of Diego as my husband because that term, when applied to him, is an absurdity.


276. “I hope the exit is joyful. And I hope never to return. ” – Frida Kahlo


277. I am nauseated by all these rotten people in Europe – and these 'democracies' are not worth even a crumb.


278. “Al final del día, podemos aguantar mucho más de lo que pensamos que podemos”


279. “I am love. ” – Frida Kahlo


280. When I recovered more or less, the doctors didn't allowed (allow) me to come back to school.


281. “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


282. “I am my own muse, I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to know better. ” – Frida Kahlo


283. My painting carries with it the message of pain.


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


285. “I warn you that in this picture I am painting of Diego there will be colors which even I am not fully acquainted with. Besides, I love Diego so much I cannot be an objective speculator of him or his life.” ~ Frida Kahlo


286. “Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.” – Frida Kahlo


287. “At the end of the day we can endure much more than we think we can. ”― Frida Kahlo


288. “I look forward to the departure and hope never to return.”


289. “I Felt So Shaken Up”: Woman Leaves Family Trip After Eavesdropping On Husband’s Conversation With Mother-In-Law


290. “Fall in love with yourself, with life and then with whoever you want.”


291. “Don’t build a wall around your suffering. It may devour you from the inside.” ~ Frida Kahlo


292. “I don’t want anything to hurt him, nothing to bother him and rob him of the energy he needs for living, for living as he likes, for painting, seeing, loving, eating, sleeping, being by himself, being with someone…but I’d never want him to be sad. If I had good health, I would give him all of it, if I had youth, he could take it all.”


293. “Don’t build a wall around your own suffering – it may devour you from the inside. ” – Frida Kahlo


294. “It is terrifying to see the rich having parties day and night while thousands and thousands of people are dying of hunger.”- Frida Kahlo


295. “Escoge una persona que te mire como si quizás fueras magia”


296. “The most powerful art in life is to transform pain into a healing talisman. A butterfly is reborn, blossomed into a colorful party!“


297. “Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are a bourbon biscuit.” ~ Frida Kahlo


298. “To paint is the most terrific thing that there is, but to do it well is very difficult.” –Frida Kahlo.


299. “Yo sufrí dos accidentes graves en mi vida: uno en el que un autobús me tumbó al suelo, el otro es Diego. Diego fue de lejos el peor”


300. I would like to give you everything I never had, but not even then would you know how beautiful is it to love you.


301. Heart leaking something so string they can smell it from the street.


302. One day they asked me who I wanted to marry, and I said I would not marry, but I did want to have a child by Diego Rivera.


303. “They say never trust a limping dog or the tears of a woman. ” – Frida Kahlo


304. “You didn’t understand what I am. I am love. I am pleasure.” –Frida Kahlo


305. “Perhaps it is expected that I should lament about how I have suffered living with a man like Diego. But I do not think that the banks of a river suffer because they let the river flow, nor does the earth suffer because of the rains, nor does the atom suffer for letting its energy escape. To my way of thinking, everything has its natural compensation.”


306. “I’d like to paint you, but there are no colors, because there are so many, in my confusion, the tangible form of my great love.” -Frida Kahlo.


307. ... there is a skeleton (or death) that flees terrified in the face of my will to live.


308. The fact that I painted myself twice, I think, is nothing but the representation of my loneliness...


309. “I feel I’ve loved you forever, since you were born, and before that, when you were conceived. And sometimes, I feel like you bore me.”


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


311. “I think that little by little I'll be able to solve my problems and survive.”


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


313. “I don’t particularly like the gringo people. “They are boring and they all have faces like unbaked rolls (especially the old women)."


314. “You deserve a lover who takes away the lies and brings you hope, coffee, and poetry. ” – Frida Kahlo


315. “At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can. ” – Frida Kahlo


316. The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to.


317. “Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is remembered for her self-portraits, pain and passion, and bold, vibrant colors. She is celebrated in Mexico for her attention to Mexican and indigenous culture and by feminists for her depiction of the female experience and form.” – fridakahlo.org


318. “Why do I need feet when I have wings to fly?” ~ Frida Kahlo


319. “Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are a bourbon biscuit.” – Frida Kahlo


320. Love is like an aroma, like a current, like rain.


321. “Never in all my life will I forget your presence. You took me in, destroyed me, and returned me completely whole.”


322. “You are all the combinations of numbers of life.” ~Frida Kahlo


323. Four Revealing Reasons to Stop Putting Someone on a Pedestal


324. You deserve a lover who listens when you sing, who supports you when you feel shame and respects your freedom; who flies with you and isn't afraid to fall.


325. “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. ”


326. “Tan absurdo y fugaz es nuestro paso por este mundo, que solo me deja tranquila el saber que he sido auténtica, que he logrado ser lo más parecida a mi misma”


327. “Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light.” – Frida Kahlo


328. “You deserve a lover who takes away the lies and brings you hope, coffee, and poetry.” ~ Frida Kahlo


329. “Everything can have beauty, even the worst horror.”


330. “I put on the canvas whatever comes into my mind.” ~ Frida Kahlo


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


332. “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.”


333. “Where you can’t love, don’t delay.”


334. “Amurallar el propio sufrimiento es arriesgarte a que te devore desde el interior”


335. “I am free to hurt myself.”


336. I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.


337. “I heaven you, so my wings will open wide to love you boundlessly.”- Frida Kahlo.


338. Don't build a wall around your suffering. It may devour you from the inside.


339. “I love you more than my own skin.”


340. “The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to.” -Frida Kahlo.


341. “Feet, what do I need them for If I have wings to fly.” ~ Frida Kahlo


342. I never knew I was a surrealist till André Breton came to Mexico and told me I was.


343. Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light.


344. “I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.” ~ Frida Kahlo


345. “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


346. “I paint flowers so they will not die. ” – Frida Kahlo


347. “Don’t build a wall around your suffering. It may devour you from the inside.”


348. “I drank because I wanted to drown my sorrows. But now the damned things have learned to swim, and now decency and good behavior weary me. ” – Frida Kahlo


349. “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.”


350. “AITA? I Went On Vacation With My Friend And Her Family, They Kicked Me Out So I Got My Own Room And Stayed On”


351. “Why do I need feet when I have wings to fly?”― Frida Kahlo


352. “Fall in love with yourself, with life, and then with whoever you want. ”


353. “Can verbs be made up? I’ll tell you one. I heaven you, so my wings will open wide to love you boundlessly. I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy to be alive as long as I can paint.” ~ Frida Kahlo


354. “Mankind owns its destiny, and its destiny is the earth. We are destroying it until we have no destiny.” ~ Frida Kahlo


355. “Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic. ”


356. “I drank to drown my sorrows, but the damned things learned how to swim.” ~ Frida Kahlo


357. I think it was the process of looking at herself that engaged her.


358. “I feel that we’ve been together since our birthplace; that we are of the same matter, the same waves; that we carry within the same sense.”


359. “My painting carries with it the message of pain.” – Frida Kahlo


360. “You deserve a lover who listens when you sing, who supports you when you feel shame and respects your freedom; who flies with you and isn’t afraid to fall.” –Frida Kahlo


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


362. “To trap one’s self-suffering is to risk being devoured from the inside.” – Frida Kahlo


363. “I hope the exit is joyful. And I hope never to return.”


364. “Pain, pleasure, and death are no more than a process for existence. ” – Frida Kahlo


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


366. “I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy as long as I can paint.” – Frida Kahlo


367. “Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light. ” – Frida Kahlo


368. “I don’t need rescuing, Diego.”- Frida Kahlo


369. “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


370. “I hope the exit is joyful and i hope never to return.”


371. “I am my own muse, I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to know better.” – Frida Kahlo


372. “Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.” ~ Frida Kahlo


373. “Te amo más que a mi propia piel”


374. “There is nothing left everything revolves.” ~ Frida Kahlo


375. “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.“


376. “Painting completed my life.” ~ Frida Kahlo


377. “What’s my path? To wait for you? To forget you? Do what you do, go from one’s arms to the next; sleep with today and with someone else tomorrow?”


378. “No place in life is sadder than an empty bed.”


379. “I cannot speak of Diego as my husband because that term, when applied to him, is an absurdity. He never has been, nor will he ever be, anybody’s husband.”


380. Never before had a woman put such agonizing poetry on canvas as Frida did.


381. I love you more than my own skin.


382. “I never knew I was a surrealist till Andre Breton came to Mexico and told me I was.” ~ Frida Kahlo


383. “My paintings are well-painted, not nimbly but patiently.” ~ Frida Kahlo


384. “You are all the combinations of numbers of life.“


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


386. “I love you more than my own skin.” ~ Frida Kahlo


387. “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.”


388. “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


389. “I am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling.” ~ Frida Kahlo


390. I have not forgotten you — the nights are long and difficult.


391. “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.”– Frida Kahlo


392. “Casa Azul de Frida Kahlo” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Georgiño


393. I do not want a half-hearted love, torn and cut in half.


394. “You are all the combinations of numbers of life. ” – Frida Kahlo


395. “Love me a little. I adore you.” ~ Frida Kahlo


396. “At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.” – Frida Kahlo


397. I am not sick. I am broken.


398. “My painting carries with it the message of pain. ”


399. “You too know that all my eyes see, all I touch with myself, from any distance, is Diego.” ~ Frida Kahlo


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


401. My father, Guillermo Kahlo, was a fascinating man, quite elegant when moving, when walking.


402. “I cannot speak of Diego as my husband because that term, when applied to him, is an absurdity. He never has been, nor will he ever be, anybody’s husband.” ~ Frida Kahlo


403. “I drink to forget, but… I don’t remember what.”


404. Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.


405. “I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best. ” – Frida Kahlo


406. “I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone because I am the person I know best.” –Frida Kahlo


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


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


409. “I don't give a shit what the world thinks. I was born a bitch, I was born a painter, I was born fucked. But I was happy in my way. You did not understand what I am. I am love. I am pleasure, I am essence, I am an idiot, I am an alcoholic, I am tenacious. I am; simply I am ... You are a shit.”


410. “I think that little by little I’ll be able to solve my problems and survive. ” – Frida Kahlo


411. “Some are born with stars, others starry, and although you might not believe it, I’m one of the starriest”


412. “I hope the exit is joyful – and I hope never to return.”


413. “Her view of life, she told a friend, was: ‘Make love. Take a bath. Make love again.’” ~ Frida Kahlo


414. “Painting completed my life. ” – Frida Kahlo Quotes


415. I was born a painter.


416. “Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light. ”


417. “I paint flowers so they will not die. ”


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


419. “I have no words to tell you how much I been suffering and knowing how much I love Diego you must understand that these troubles will never end in my life.” -Frida Kahlo


420. “Donde no puedas amar, no te demores”


421. “I paint my own reality.” -Frida Kahlo.