Salvador Dali Quotes


Wars never hurt anybody except the people who die.
The only difference between me and a Madman is that I am not mad.
At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.
The reason that some portraits don't look true to life is that some people make no effort to resemble their pictures.
I do not paint a portrait to look like the subject, rather does the person grow to look like his portrait.
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.
Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making.
I believe that the moment is near when, by a procedure of active paranoic thought, it will be possible to systematize confusion and contribute to the total discrediting of the world of reality.
Paranoiac-critical activity makes the world of delirium pass onto the plane of reality...
The only thing that the world will not have enough of is exaggeration.
I have Dalínian thought: the one thing the world will never have enough of is the outrageous.
Don't bother about being modern. Unfortunately it is the one thing that, whatever you do, you cannot avoid.
God invented man, and man invented the metric system.
Have no fear of perfection -- you'll never reach it.
Right now I'm the greatest. I don't say this out of vanity - it's just that the rest are so bad.
I don't take drugs: I am drugs.

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