Motivational Frida Kahlo Quotes On Feminism, Diego, Love

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico. Inspired by the country’s popular culture, she employed a naïve folk art style to explore questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender, class, and race in Mexican society. This Frida Kahlo quotes on love, art, feminism will motivate you.

Best Frida Kahlo Quotes

  1. “Nothing is absolute. Everything changes, everything moves, everything revolves, everything flies and goes away.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  2. “Passion is the bridge that takes you from pain to change.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  3. “I am my own muse. I am the subject I know best. The subject I want to better.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  4. “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
  5. “At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can.” ~ Frida Kahlo, Frida Kahlo quotes on at the end of the day

  6. “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
  7. “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
  8. “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
  9. “I am that clumsy human, always loving, loving, loving. And loving. And never leaving.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  10. “I drank to drown my sorrows, but the damned things learned how to swim.” ~ Frida Kahlo

  11. “Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are a bourbon biscuit.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  12. “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
  13. “There is nothing more precious than laughter” ~ Frida Kahlo
  14. “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, Frida Kahlo quotes on love
  15. “I want a storm to come and flood us into a song that no one wrote.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  16. “Mankind owns its destiny, and its destiny is the earth. We are destroying it until we have no destiny.” ~ Frida Kahlo

  17. “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
  18. “I am not sick. I am broken. But I am happy as long as I can paint.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  19. “I paint flowers so they will not die.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  20. “Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?” ~ Frida Kahlo
  21. “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
  22. “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
  23. “I think that little by little I’ll be able to solve my problems and survive.” ~ Frida Kahlo

  24. “What would I do without the absurd and the ephemeral?” ~ Frida Kahlo
  25. “The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  26. “Surrealism is the magical surprise of finding a lion in a wardrobe, where you were ‘sure’ of finding shirts.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  27. “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
  28. “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
  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” ~ Frida Kahlo
  30. “My blood is a miracle that, from my veins, crosses the air in my heart into yours.” ~ Frida Kahlo

  31. “I had something in my throat. It felt like I had swallowed the whole world.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  32. “I don’t like the gringos at all. They are very boring and all have faces like unbaked rolls.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  33. “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
  34. “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, Frida Kahlo quotes about Diego
  35. “To trap one’s self-suffering is to risk being devoured from the inside.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  36. “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
  37. “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
  38. “They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.” ~ Frida Kahlo

  39. “Only one mountain can know the core of another mountain.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  40. “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
  41. “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
  42. “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
  43. “I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone because I am the person I know best.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  44. “My painting carries with it the message of pain.” ~ Frida Kahlo
  45. “I love you more than my own skin.” ~ Frida Kahlo

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