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.
The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.
It is either easy or impossible.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.
This grandiose tragedy that we call modern art.
Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making.
There are some days when I think I'm going to die from an overdose of satisfaction.
Take me, I am the drug; take me, I am hallucinogenic.
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.
Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.
The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret.
The only difference between me and a madman is that I am not mad.
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.
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.
Don't bother about being modern. Unfortunately it is the one thing that, whatever you do, you cannot avoid.
Category: Modern And Modernism