"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."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Salvador Dali on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Salvador Dali on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Salvador Dali on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Salvador Dali on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Salvador Dali on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning."
"The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture."
"Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad."
"Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality."