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.
There are some days when I think I'm going to die from an overdose of satisfaction.
Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
I do not paint a portrait to look like the subject, rather does the person grow to look like his portrait.
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.
Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality.
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.
Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.
Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.
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