Salvador Dali (Painter)

#23559 Salvador Dali

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. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about self
#23560 Salvador Dali

What is an elegant ? An elegant woman is a woman who despises you and who has no hair under her arms. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about man
#23561 Salvador Dali

It is notfor 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. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about self
#23562 Salvador Dali

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#23563 Salvador Dali

Drawing is the honesty of the . There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about honesty
#23564 Salvador Dali

The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to awas obviously a ; the first to repeat it was possibly an . .

Salvador Dali Quotes about man
#23566 Salvador Dali

I like it, murder, because this is courage. It is anti-bourgeois. Murder is closer to heaven, because after becoming remords de conscience, one prays, one opens the sky, and the angels say, “Good morning!” .

Salvador Dali Quotes about science
#23567 Salvador Dali

Ah, UNESCO is the most garbage. Any kind of organization for the good will of the people is impossible. It is necessary for the contrary. Young people need plenty of difficulties to achieve something, you know? If you receive a little money for this, a little money for that, everything becomes mediocre, and collapses ig-no-min-i-ously! .

Salvador Dali Quotes about people
#23568 Salvador Dali

You know the worst thing is . Freedom of any kind is the worst for . You know, Dal .

Salvador Dali Quotes about freedom
#23569 Salvador Dali

Every morning upon awakening, I experience a supreme pleasure: that of being Salvador Dal .

Salvador Dali Quotes about experience
#23570 Salvador Dali

Take me, I am the drug; take me, I am hallucinogenic. .

Salvador Dali
#23571 Salvador Dali

Ever since the French revolution there has developed a vicious, cretinizing tendency to consider a genius (apart from his work) as a human being more or less the same in every sense as other ordinary mortals. This is wrong. And if this is wrong for me, the genius of the greatest spiritual order or our day, a true modern genius, it is even more wrong when applied to those who incarnated the almost divine genius of the Renaissance, such as Raphael. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about art
#23572 Salvador Dali

The daily life of a genius, his sleep, his digestion, he ecstasies, his nails, his colds, his blood, his life and death are essentially different from the rest of mankind. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about life
#23573 Salvador Dali

Democratic governments are not suited to the publication of the thunderous revelations I am in the habit of making. The unpublished parts will appear later ... when Europe will have restored its traditional monarchies. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about art
#23574 Salvador Dali

I was never capable of being an average pupil. I would either seem refractory to any teaching and give the impression of being completely dumb or I would fling myself on my work with a frenzy, a patience, and a willingness to learn that astonished everybody. But to awaken my zeal, it was necessary to offer me something I liked. Once my appetite had been whetted, I became ravenously hungry. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about work
#23575 Salvador Dali

I categorically refused to consider the surrealists as just another literary and artistic group. I believed they were capable of liberating man from the tyranny of the “practical, rational world.” I was going to become theof the irrational. I, the obsessed rationalist, was the only one who knew what I wanted: I was not going to submit to irrationality for its own sake, to the narcissist and passive irrationality others practiced. I would do completely the opposite. I would fight for the “conquest of the irrational.” In the meantime my friends would let themselves be overwhelmed by the irrational, succumbing, like so many others, Nietzsche included, to that romantic weakness. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about time
#23576 Salvador Dali

Someone like myself, who claimed to be a real madman, living and organized with a Pythagorean precision ... .

Salvador Dali Quotes about living
#23577 Salvador Dali

Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature. Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand them thoroughly. After that, it will be possible for you to sublimate them. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about nature
#23578 Salvador Dali

Don’t bother about being modern. Unfortunately it is the one thing that, whatever you do, you cannot avoid. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about hate
#23579 Salvador Dali

I think that the sweetest freedom for a man on earth consists in being able to live, if he likes, without having the need to work. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about freedom
#23580 Salvador Dali

If you refuse to study anatomy, the arts of drawing and perspective, the mathematics of aesthetics, and the science of color, let me tell you that this is more a sign of laziness than of genius. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about science
#23581 Salvador Dali

Begin by drawing and painting like the old masters. After that do as you see fit—you will always be respected. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about pain
#115327 Salvador Dali

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about ambition
#115328 Salvador Dali

Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about fear
#115330 Salvador Dali

There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about man
#115331 Salvador Dali

The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about influence
#115334 Salvador Dali

I don't do drugs. I am drugs. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about drugs
#115335 Salvador Dali

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. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about memories
#115336 Salvador Dali

Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about experience
#115337 Salvador Dali

Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about art
#115338 Salvador Dali

Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about vision
#115339 Salvador Dali

The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about success
#115340 Salvador Dali

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 Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about dreams
#115341 Salvador Dali

There are some days when I think I'm going to die from an overdose of satisfaction. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about action
#115342 Salvador Dali

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. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about art
#115343 Salvador Dali

I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about media
#115344 Salvador Dali

In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about love
#115345 Salvador Dali

I do not paint a portrait to look like the subject, rather does the person grow to look like his portrait. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about pain
#115346 Salvador Dali

Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism. Money is a glory. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about money
#115347 Salvador Dali

Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about war
#115348 Salvador Dali

Don't bother about being modern. Unfortunately it is the one thing that, whatever you do, you cannot avoid. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about hate
#115349 Salvador Dali

Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about people
#115350 Salvador Dali

Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about want
#115351 Salvador Dali

Let my enemies devour each other. .

Salvador Dali Quotes about enemies
#207016 Salvador Dalí

I don’t do drugs. I am drugs. .

Salvador Dalí Quotes about drugs

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