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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.
    — Frida Kahlo
    What would I do without the absurd and the ephemeral?
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: absurd 
     
    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
    tags: night 
     
    I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy as long as I can paint.
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: broken 
     
    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
    I want a storm to come and flood us into a song that no one wrote.
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: song 
     
    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
    Surrealism is the magical surprise of finding a lion in a wardrobe, where you were 'sure' of finding shirts.
    — 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
    tags: time  forever  opinion  ideas 
     
    There is nothing more precious than laughter
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: laughter 
     
    Mankind owns its destiny, and its destiny is the earth. We are destroying it until we have no destiny.
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: earth  mankind 
     
    I drank to drown my sorrows, but the damned things learned how to swim.
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: sorrow 
     
    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.
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: children  people  work  pain  lost  child  painting 
     
    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.
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: hope 
     
    Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are a bourbon biscuit.
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: lover 
     
    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
    tags: beauty  rain 
     
    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
    tags: sky  wings  invent 
     
    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
    tags: power  problem  racism 
     
    I am that clumsy human, always loving, loving, loving. And loving. And never leaving.
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: human  loving 
     
    At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.
    — Frida Kahlo
    I am my own muse. I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to better.
    — Frida Kahlo
    Passion is the bridge that takes you from pain to change,
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: pain  passion 
     
    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.
    — Frida Kahlo
    Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.
    — Frida Kahlo
    I paint flowers to prevent them from dying
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: dying  flowers 
     
    Tragedy is the most ridiculous thing.
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: tragedy 
     
    I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: reality  dreams 
     
    I paint my own reality.
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: reality 
     
    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
    tags: sorrow  decent 
     
    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
    tags: work  saying  facts  painting 
     
    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
    tags: star  moment  knowing  complex 
     
    I don't like the gringos at all. They are very boring and all have faces like unbaked rolls.
    — 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
    tags: eyes  moon  mother  diamond 
     
    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
    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
    tags: world 
     
    They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn't. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: reality  thoughts  dreams 
     
    My blood is a miracle that, from my veins, crosses the air in my heart into yours.
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: heart  miracle  blood 
     
    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
    tags: real  mind 
     
    To trap one's self-suffering is to risk being devoured from the inside.
    — Frida Kahlo
    tags: risk 
     
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    frida kahlo
    Birth    : July 6, 1907
    Death  : July 13, 1954
    Occupation  : Painter