35 Inspirational Salvador Dalí Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Salvador Dalí Quotes On Success

Salvador Dalí was a prominent Spanish surrealist born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. He was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His painterly skills are often attributed to the influence of Renaissance masters. His best-known work, The Persistence of Memory, was completed in August 1931. His expansive artistic repertoire included film, sculpture, and photography, at times in collaboration with a range of artists in a variety of media. Dalí attributed his ‘love of everything that is gilded and excessive, my passion for luxury and my love of oriental clothes’ to an ‘Arab lineage’, claiming that his ancestors were descendants of the Moors. Dalí was highly imaginative, and also enjoyed indulging in unusual and grandiose behavior. May these Salvador Dalí Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “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.” Salvador Dalí

2. “Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.” Salvador Dalí

3. “You have to systematically create confusion, it sets creativity free. Everything that is contradictory creates life.” Salvador Dalí

4. “Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.” Salvador Dalí

5. “Everything alters me, but nothing changes me.” Salvador Dalí

6. “A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others.” Salvador Dalí

7. Knowing how to look is a way of inventing.” Salvador Dalí

8. “The one thing the world will never have enough of is the outrageous.” Salvador Dalí

9. “What is important is to spread confusion, not eliminate it.” Salvador Dalí

10. “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 Dalí

11. “The sole difference between myself and a madman is the fact that I am not mad!” Salvador Dalí

12. “Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.” Salvador Dalí

13. “We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. Abstract art will have been good for one thing: to restore its exact virginity to figurative art.” Salvador Dalí

14. “Every morning upon awakening, I experience a supreme pleasure: that of being Salvador Dali, and I ask myself, wonderstruck, what prodigious thing will he do today, this Salvador Dali.” Salvador Dalí

15. “I am not strange. I am just not normal.” Salvador Dalí

16. “Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature. Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand them thoroughly. After that, it will be possible for you to sublimate them.” Salvador Dalí

17. “Repulsion is the sentry that guards the gate to all that we most desire.” Salvador Dalí

18. “I want to perceive and understand the hidden powers and laws of things, in order to have them in my power.” Salvador Dalí

19. “There are some days when I think I’m going to die from an overdose of satisfaction.” Salvador Dalí

20. “Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.” Salvador Dalí

21. “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 Dalí

22. “Instead of stubbornly attempting to use surrealism for purposes of subversion, it is necessary to try to make of surrealism something as solid, complete and classic as the works of museums.” Salvador Dalí

23. “The reason some portraits don’t look true to life is that some people make no effort to resemble their pictures.” Salvador Dalí

24. “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 Dalí

25. “I absolutely love life.” Salvador Dalí

26. ” Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating: It is either good or bad.” Salvador Dalí

27. “Don’t bother about being modern. Unfortunately, it is the one thing that, whatever you do, you cannot avoid.” Salvador Dalí

28. “If you understand your painting beforehand, you might as well not paint it.” Salvador Dalí

29. “Begin by learning to draw and paint like the old masters. After that, you can do as you like; everyone will respect you.” Salvador Dalí

30. “It’s better to have loved and lost.” Salvador Dalí

31. “Surrealism is not a movement. It is a latent state of mind perceivable through the powers of dream and nightmare.” Salvador Dalí

32. “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.” Salvador Dalí

33. “So little of what could happen does happen.” Salvador Dalí

34. Life is too short to remain unnoticed.” Salvador Dalí

35. “No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy person.” Salvador Dalí

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