Salvador Dali

1904 - 1989

A Quote by Salvador Dali on poets and women

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.

Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989)

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A Quote by Salvador Dali on good, love, order, respect, society, talent, and youth

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 (1904 - 1989)

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A Quote by Salvador Dali on memory

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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 (1904 - 1989)

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A Quote by Salvador Dali on fear and perfection

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

Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989)

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A Quote by Salvador Dali

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

Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989)

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A Quote by Salvador Dali on death and people

Wars never hurt anybody except the people who die.

Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989)

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A Quote by Salvador Dali

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

Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989)

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A Quote by Salvador Dali on imitation

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

Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989)

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