"Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Salvador Dali on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Salvador Dali on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Salvador Dali on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Salvador Dali on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Salvador Dali on Oscar Wilde
"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."