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Happy accidents are real gifts, and they can open the door to a future that didn't even exist. It's kind of nice sometimes to set up something to encourage or allow happy accidents to happen.

David Lynch in Happy, Door, Nice

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Happy accidents are real gifts, and they can open the door to a future that didn't even exist. It's kind of nice sometimes to set up something to encourage or allow happy accidents to happen.

David Lynch

A lot of artists think they want anger. But a real, strong, bitter anger occupies the mind, leaving no room for creativity.

David Lynch

Somehow, the French got this idea of the starving artist. Very romantic, except it's not so romantic for the starving artist.

David Lynch

Most of Hollywood is about making money - and I love money, but I don't make the films thinking about money.

David Lynch

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.

David Lynch

Sex is a doorway to something so powerful and mystical, but movies usually depict it in a completely flat way.

David Lynch

Sugar does make people happy, but then you fall off the edge after a few minutes, so I've really pretty much cut it out of my diet. Except for cupcakes. I like those.

David Lynch

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 fi

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Meditation is to dive all the way within, beyond thought, to the source of thought and pure consciousness. It enlarges the container, every time you transcend. When you come out, you come out refreshed, filled with energy and enthusiasm for life.

David Lynch

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.

David Lynch

A poet could write volumes about diners, because they're so beautiful. They're brightly lit, with chrome and booths and Naugahyde and great waitresses. Now, it might not be so great in the health department, but I think diner food is really worth experien

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Transcendental meditation is an ancient mental technique that allows any human being to dive within, transcend and experience the source of everything. It's such a blessing for the human being because that eternal field is a field of unbounded intelligenc

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Life should be blissful, and blissful doesn't mean just a small happiness. It's huge. It is profound.

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The mantra that you're given in Transcendental Meditation you keep to yourself. The reason being, true happiness is not out there, true happiness lies within.

David Lynch

A filmmaker doesn't have to suffer to show suffering. You just have to understand it. You don't have to die to shoot a death scene.

David Lynch