"I didn't watch much TV as a kid and I don' t watch it now. I don' t find anything beautiful or unique to the medium, and the only thing you can do on TV that you can't do in film is make a continuing story - which is so cool!"
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."David Lynch on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."David Lynch on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."David Lynch on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."David Lynch on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."David Lynch on Bill Gates
"The business side of film has goofed up so many things, but even that's changing. It happened to the music industry and now it's happening to the film studios. It's crazy what's going on. But artists should have control of their work especially if, as I always say, you never turn down a good idea and never take a bad idea."
"If we didn't want to upset anyone, we would make films about sewing, but even that could be dangerous. But I think finally, in a film, it is how the balance is and the feelings are. But I think there has to be those contrasts and strong things within a film for the total experience."
"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."
"You're right on the money with that. We're all like detectives in life. There's something at the end of the trail that we're all looking for."
"Sex is a doorway to something so powerful and mystical, but movies usually depict it in a completely flat way."