Salvador Dalí

surrealist Spanish painter (1904-1989)

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Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making.Rate it:
Don't bother about being modern. Unfortunately it is the one thing that, whatever you do, you cannot avoid.Rate it:
Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.Rate it:
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.Rate it:
Have no fear of perfection -- you will never reach it.Rate it:
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.Rate it:
It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.Rate it:
It is not necessary for the public to know whether I am joking or whether I am serious, just as it is not necessary for me to know it myself.Rate it:
Repulsion is the sentry that guards the gate to all that we most desire.Rate it:
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.Rate it:
The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant.Rate it:
The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.Rate it:
The only difference between me and a madman is that I am not madRate it:
The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret.Rate it:
The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.Rate it:
There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.Rate it:
Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.Rate it:
We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. Abstract art will have been good for one thing: to restore its exact virginity to figurative art.Rate it:
What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdad's of his dreams to rise from the dust.Rate it:

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