Dali, on Originality and Cliches

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 Dali, in the preface to Pierre Cabanne’s Dialogues with Marcel Duchamp

 

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