Light-enchanted sunflower, thou Who gazest ever true and tender On the sun's revolving splendour.

You must sacrifice every thought, every ideology for the good of the nation and for the serenity of our fatherhood.

One thing that I am sure of, and which I can answer truthfully, is that whatever the contingencies that may arise here, wherever I am there will be no communism.

Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.

Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support for their new works collaborate with the creator.

The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.

 image quote by Miguel de Cervantes

Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.

We each decide whether to make ourselves learned or ignorant, compassionate or cruel, generous or miserly. No one forces us. No one decides for us, no one drags us along one path or the other. We are responsible for what we are.

Why do you try to understand art? Do you try to understand the song of a bird?

The guitar is the easiest instrument to play and the hardest to play well.

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.

 image quote by Salvador Dali

Have no fear of perfection. You'll never reach it.

To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.

The physician should not treat the disease but the patient who is suffering from it

Everything you can imagine is real.

It is not hard to obey when we love the one whom we obey.

Let us be under no illusion. The Jewish spirit, which was responsible for the alliance of large-scale capital with Marxism and was the driving force behind so many anti-Spanish revolutionary agreements, will not be got rid of in a day.

Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.

 image quote by Salvador Dali

A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who ispires others.

Every man should view himself as equally balanced: half good and half evil.

Likewise, he should see the entire world as half good and half evil.... With a single good deed he will tip the scales for himself, and for the entire world, to the side of good.

Teach thy tongue to say 'I do not know,' and thou shalt progress.

Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen.

A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others.

Let nothing which can be treated by diet be treated by other means.

The whole secret of the campaigns unleashed against Spain can be explained in two words: Masonry and Communism... we have to extirpate these two evils from our land.

 image quote by Pablo Picasso

Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.

Action is the foundational key to all success.

Teach us to give and not to count the cost.

Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.

Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.

It should not be believed that all beings exist for the sake of the existence of man. On the contrary, all the other beings too have been intended for their own sakes and not for the sake of anything else.

Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.

 image quote by Spanish proverbs

Habits begin as cobwebs and end up as chains.

Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.

God who preceded all existence is a refuge.

The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.

Great wine requires a mad man to grow the vine, a wise man to watch over it, a lucid poet to make it, and a lover to drink it.

The day that hunger is eradicated from the earth there will be the greatest spiritual explosion the world has ever known. Humanity cannot imagine the joy that will burst into the world.

No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist.

 image quote by Maimonides

The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.

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

The phoenix hope, can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune's spite; revive from ashes and rise.

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

One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams.

Art is the best possible introduction to the culture of the world.

I love it for the buried hopes, the garnered memories, the tender feelings it can summon at a touch. It washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

 image quote by George Santayana

Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are.

He who loses wealth loses much. He who loses a friend loses more. But he who loses courage loses all.

Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.

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.

In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.

Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.

You can look at a picture for a week and never think of it again.

You can also look at the picture for a second and think of it all your life.

 image quote by Pablo Picasso

Without great solitude, no serious work is possible.

Those who cannot remember the pastare condemned to repeat it.

or: Those who have never heard of good system development practice are condemned to reinvent it.

Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters;

united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.