Frida Kahlo du Rivera, born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderon, was a Mexican painter. She was afflicted with polio as a child and started her school education a few years later than usual; however she excelled in academics and went on the study at the prestigious National Preparatory School. It was after an accident that she started painting in order to keep herself occupied and made a mark as a painter of self portraits. Kahlo’s work was rooted in magic realism and surrealism, even though they were self portraits. Some of her noted works include, ‘Self Portrait in a Velvet Dress’, ‘Henry Ford Hospital’, ‘The Two Fridas’, ‘Diego And I’, ‘The Suicide Of Dorothy Hale’, ‘The Wounded Deer’, ‘Without Hope’, ‘My Dress Hangs There’ and ‘The Wounded Table’ among others. She was someone who was well ahead of her time. Her paintings depicted strong feminist leanings. She was an idol of strength, patience and endurance. She was an outspoken person and the intensity of her anguish is well depicted by her drawings. We bring to you a collection of thoughts, sayings and quotes excerpted from her work, paintings, sketches and drawings. Read on a collection of quotations, thoughts and sayings by Frida Kahlo that describe her agony and also reflect lustre of hope.