Quotes / Salvador Dalí

"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."

"To gaze is to think."

"So little of what could happen does happen."

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

"It is either easy or impossible."

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

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

"Democratic institutions are unfit for such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making."

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

"I don't do drugs. I am drugs."

"What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and never seen?"

"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 is this Salvador Dalí going to accomplish today?'"

"Great artists are all impotent."