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Salvador Dali quotes

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.

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

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

I don't do drugs. I am drugs.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Let my enemies devour each other.

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.

Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality.

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.

The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad.

I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of 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 Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust.

I have Dalinian thought: the one thing the world will never have enough of is the outrageous.