Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.
Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure – that of being Salvador Dali.
There are some days when I think I’m going to die from an overdose of satisfaction.
La gente debería verse más como sus retratos y menos como en la vida real
Since I don’t smoke, I decided to grow a mustache – it is better for the health.However, I always carried a jewel-studded cigarette case in which, instead of tobacco, were carefully placed several mustaches, Adolphe Menjou style. I offered them politely to my friends: “Mustache? Mustache? Mustache?”Nobody dared to touch them. This was my test...
The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.
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.
What is important is to spread confusion, not eliminate it.
I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it.
The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.
Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality.
Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism. Money is a glory.
The one thing the world will never have enough of is the outrageous.
New skin, a new land! And a land of liberty, if that is possible! I chose the geology of a land that was new to me, and that was young, virgin, and without drama, that of America. I traveled in America, but instead of romantically and directly rubbing the snakeskin of my body against the...
Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.
People love mystery, and that is why they love my paintings.
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret.
Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.
The only difference between me and a madman is that I’m not mad.