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Salvador Dali
Quotations



"I don't take drugs: I am drugs."

"Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing."
 
"Every morning when I wake up, I experience an exquisite joy — the joy of being Salvador Dalí — and I ask myself in rapture, ‘What wonderful things this Salvador Dalí is going to accomplish today?'"
 
"The world will admire me. Perhaps I'll be despised and misunderstood, but I'll be a great genius, I'm certain of it."
 
"Instead of stubbornly attempting to use surrealism for purposes of subversion, it is necessary to try to make of surrealism something as solid, complete and classic as the works of museums."
 
"I don't take drugs: I am drugs."
 
"Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making."
 
"The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad."
 
"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. "
 
"I want my illustrations for the Dante to be like the faint markings of moisture in a divine cheese... Mysticism is cheese; Christ is cheese, better still, mountains of cheese!"
 
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