Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter who had and continues to have great admiration for society, since she was a woman who firmly fought for her rights, who suffered a lot, both in life and in love, but who made her be much more strong and brave. All this courage of hers can be appreciated both in her works of art, as well as in her famous phrases and quotes about life and love . Each of these short phrases shows that, no matter how complicated everything may seem, there is always a path of improvement in our being that we must discover.

Frida Kahlo loved to write, and many of the quotes that you will find here were written for her love Diego, although there are also others that she said verbally to other people and that impacted her because of their meaning. If you are passionate about some of these Frida phrases, do not hesitate to share it and show it to the world.

Frida Kahlo quotes about life

  • I wish you had everything you’ve never had, and still know how wonderful it is to be able to love you.
  • Do not leave thirsty the tree of which you are its Sun.
  • Doctor, if you let me drink this tequila, I promise not to drink at my funeral.
  • As always, when I walk away from you, I take your world and your life inside me, and that’s how I can sustain myself longer.
  • I am not sick. I am completely broken. But as long as I can paint I will be happy.
  • When Frida was asked what she wanted to do when she died with her body: Burn it! I am not willing to be buried. I’ve spent a lot of time lying down… I just wish they would burn me!
  • I hope the march is joyful and I hope never to return.
  • I tried to drown my sorrows in alcohol, but the damned learned to swim.
  • To put up a wall to your own suffering is to risk too much to be devoured from within.
  • If you act like you know what you’re doing at all times, you can do whatever you want.
  • I like to paint flowers so they never die.
  • The only good thing I have is that I’m getting used to suffering…
  • I feel that I loved you always, since you were born, and before, when you were conceived. And sometimes I feel like you were born to me.
  • And you know very well that the sexual attractiveness that is found in women ends quickly, and then they have no more what they have in their heads to be able to defend themselves in this filthy life of hell.
  • I used to think I was the weirdest person in the world, but then I got to thinking, there are a lot of people like that in the world, there has to be someone like me, who feels bizarre and damaged the same way I feel . I imagine her, yes, and I imagine that she must also be in me. Well, I hope that, if you’re reading me, you know that, yes, it’s true, I’m here, I’m as weird as you.
  • You deserve the best of the best that there is in this life, because you are one of those few people who, in this disgusting world, remain true to themselves, and this is the only thing that really counts.
  • I love you… I thank you because you live, because yesterday you let me touch the most intimate light of you. And because you told me with your voice and your eyes what I expected all my life.
  • What doesn’t kill me ends up feeding me.
  • The most powerful art in life is to turn pain into a healing talisman. A butterfly is born again flowered in a festival of colors!
  • Always choose a person who looks at you as if you were perhaps pure magic.
  • I’m still bad, but I’ll still be worse, I’m learning to be alone and that’s already a great advantage and a small triumph.
  • At the end of the day we can bear more than we think.
  • Life insists on being my friend and my objective enemy.
  • There is nothing more beautiful than laughter.
  • You can expect to hear my laments: how much you suffer living with a man like Diego. But I don’t think the banks suffer from letting the rivers run their course.
  • I paint myself because I am the one who knows himself best.
  • I had two big accidents in my life. One was the tram and the other Diego (Rivera). Diego was by far the worst of them.
  • Beauty as well as ugliness are a mirage because at the end of everything, others always end up seeing our interior.
  • Mirror! Executioner of my days!
  • I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned to swim, and now I’m overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling.
  • I drink to forget, but now… I don’t remember what.
  • Who could say that stains can live and help to live? Blood, smell, ink…
  • What could I do without the absurd and the fleeting?
  • Never in my whole life will I forget your presence. You took me in shattered and gave me back whole, whole.
  • I paint self-portraits because I am alone a lot. I paint myself, because it is me who I know best.

Frida Kahlo phrases of love

Once you have read each of Frida Kahlo’s famous phrases, you will see how she was a unique person, a strong woman, who despite all the suffering in her life, managed to find a way to counteract it and enhance some of her virtues such as her creativity, her originality and her greatness through paintings that she painted of herself, without caring about her external beauty, since she knew that after all, what really matters is oneself, becoming an excellent teacher for thousands of women who wanted to fight for their lives and their love.

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