Quotation by Salvador Dali

I seated ugliness on my knee, and almost immediately grew tired of it.
Salvador Dali (1904–1989), Spanish painter. The Diary of a Genius, entry for August 1, 1953 (1966).

Dali almost certainly drew his inspiration for this sentiment from Rimbaud. See Rimbaud on beauty.
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