Best 20 Frida Kahlo Quotes

"I paint flowers so they will not die." – Frida Kahlo
These Frida Kahlo quotes will give you motivation and inspiration.


Frida Kahlo Quotes

Who hasn’t heard of Frida Kahlo? This woman is one of the most influential Mexican painters of the 20th century. Her art portrayed her life and the suffering that she went through her entire childhood and adulthood because of the many physical problems that she had.

Her strength and motivation to overcome everything that life threw at her are what made her amazing paintings. She has left us some great quotes that define her and her life. Find inspiration with this compilation of Frida Kahlo quotes.


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

2"Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?"

3"They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality."

4"I want to be inside your darkest everything."

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

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

7"I am my own muse, I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to know better."

8"I saw Diego, and that helped more than anything else...I will marry Diego again...I am very happy."

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

10"I paint flowers so they will not die."

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

12"I hope the exit is joyful. And I hope never to return."

13"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."

14"I love you more than my own skin."

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

16“Of the opposite sex, I have the moustache and, in general, the face.”

17“I am happy to be alive, as long as I can paint.”

18“I am in agreement with everything my father taught me and nothing my mother taught me.”

19"It is terrifying to see the rich having parties day and night while thousands and thousands of people are dying of hunger."

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