• The image is a pure creation of the mind. It cannot be born from a comparison but from a juxtaposition of two more or less distant realities. The more the relationship between the two juxtaposed realities is distant and true, the stronger the image will be - the greater its emotional power and poetic reality..

    "Oeuvres complètes" edited by Marguerite Bonnet, Paris: Éditions Gallimard, 1988.