quote by Salvador Dali

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.

— Salvador Dali

Sublime Lucidity quotations

The consciousness of lucid dreaming is a cultural evolution.

It's something that we are talking about and learning about, not biological evolution.

Lucid dreaming has considerable potential for promoting personal growth and self-development, enhancing self-confidence, improving mental and physical health, facilitating creative problem solving and helping you to progress on the path to self-mastery.

Lucid dreaming lets you make use of the dream state that comes to you every night to have a stimulating reality.

Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives

Those orators who give us much noise and many words, but little argument and less wit, and who are the loudest when least lucid, should take a lesson from the great volume of nature; she often gives us the lightning without the thunder, but never the thunder without the lightning.

The thing about lucid dreams is that it's not like the real world where you are constrained by all sorts of things, including the laws of physics - you can do magic.

Dreams are more real than reality itself, they're closer to the self.

For any director with a little lucidity, masterpieces are films that come to you by accident.

Pause now to ask yourself the following question: 'Am I dreaming or awake, right now?' Be serious, really try to answer the question to the best of your ability and be ready to justify your answer.

In my view, aiming at simplicity and lucidity is a moral duty of all intellectuals: lack of clarity is a sin, and pretentiousness is a crime.

Properly understood, style is not a seductive decoration added to a functional structure; it is of the essence of a work of art. The necessary elements of style are lucidity, elegance, and individuality; these three qualities combine to form a preservative which ensures the nearest approximation to permanence in the fugitive art of letters.

Coffee, the sober drink, the mighty nourishment of the brain, which unlike other spirits, heightens purity and lucidity; coffee, which clears the clouds of the imagination and their gloomy weight; which illuminates the reality of things suddenly with the flush of truth.

Basically, at the very bottom of life, which seduces us all, there is only absurdity, and more absurdity. And maybe that's what gives us our joy for living, because the only thing that can defeat absurdity is lucidity.

Some of my old memories feel trapped in amber in my brain, lucid and burning, while others are like the wing beat of a hummingbird, an intangible, ephemeral blur.

We want to be, when we are young, A little man.

I would like to be a big child, Stronger and fairer than a man, And more lucid than a child.

Lucidity is the first purpose of color in music.

We are not only less reasonable and less decent in our dreams.

.. we are also more inteligent, wiser and capable of better judgment when we are asleep than when we are awake.

The most loathsome materialism is not the kind people usually think of, but the sort that attempts to let dead ideas pass for living realities, diverting into sterile myths the stubborn and lucid attention we give to what we have within us that must forever die.

Well, love is insanity. The ancient Greeks knew that. It is the taking over of a rational and lucid mind by delusion and self-destruction. You lose yourself, you have no power over yourself, you can't even think straight.

One can write, think and pray exclusively of others; dreams are all egocentric.

I always think of Meryl [Streep] for everything now.

There really aren't many actresses around who are truly lucid the way she is.

The intellectual power, honesty, lucidity, courage, and disinterested love of the truth of the most gifted thinkers of the eighteenth century remain to this day without parallel. Their age is one of the best and most hopeful episodes in the life of mankind.

Lucidity of speech is unquestionably one of the surest tests of mental precision...In my experience a confused talker is never a clear thinker.

Sanity is the lot of those who are most obtuse, for lucidity destroys one's equilibrium: it is unhealthy to honestly endure the labors of the mind which incessantly contradict what they have just established.

The cuisine, it is all about putting generosity before rigour and pleasure before lucidity.

Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are.

We are often like rivers: careless and forceful, timid and dangerous, lucid and muddied, eddying, gleaming, still.

I know noble accents And lucid, inescapable rhythms;

But I know, too, That the blackbird is involved In what I know.

The Declaration of Independence is so lucid were afraid of it today.

It scares the hell out of every modern bureaucrat, because it tells them there comes a time when we must stop taking orders.

Depressive lucidity, usually described as a radical withdrawal from ordinary human concerns, generally manifests itself by a profound indifference to things which are genuinely of minor interest. Thus it is possible to imagine a depressed lover, while the idea of a depressed patriot seems frankly inconceivable.

Any one who wishes to become a good writer should endeavour, before he allows himself to be tempted by the more showy qualities, to be direct, simple, brief, vigorous, and lucid.

A dream is a microscope through which we look at the hidden occurrences in our soul.

If you want your life to be a small part of eternity, to be lucid even in the heart of madness, love... Love with all your strength, love as though it is all you know how to do, love enough to make the gods themselves jealous... for it is in love that all ugliness reveals its beauty.

In dreams, we enter a world that’s entirely our own.

I am more sensitive than other people.

Things that other people would not notice awaken a distinct echo in me, and in such moments of lucidity, when I look at myself, I see that I am alone, all alone, all alone.

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