Saturday, February 18, 2012

David Lynch Quotes

I don't think that people accept the fact that life doesn't make sense. I think it makes people terribly uncomfortable. It seems like religion and myth were invented against that, trying to make sense out of it.

We think we understand the rules when we become adults but what we really experience is a narrowing of the imagination.

My cow is not pretty, but it is pretty to me.

Absurdity is what I like most in life, and there's humor in struggling in ignorance. If you saw a man repeatedly running into a wall until he was a bloody pulp, after a while it would make you laugh because it becomes absurd.

I don't think about technique. The ideas dictate everything, you have to be true to that or you're dead.

When you're an artist, you pick up on certain things that are in the air. You just feel it. It's not like you're sitting down, thinking, "What can I do to really mess things up?" You're getting ideas, and then the ideas feed into a story, and the story takes shape. And if you're honest about it and you're thinking about characters and what they do, you now see that your ideas are about trouble. You're feeling more depth, and you're describing something that is going on in some way.

We're all like detectives in life. There's something at the end of the trail that we're all looking for.

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