David Lynch around 1966, when he was an art student at the PAFA
I FUCKING LOVE THIS.
I kind of told my sixth grade teacher this in front of the class when she said “Ladies don’t do that.”
"But I do not wish to escape to myself, I wish to escape from myself. I wish to obliterate my consciousness and my knowledge of independent existence, my guilts, my secretiveness, what you would (perhaps unkindly) call my “hypocrisy”. I am no child of nature, I am ugly and imperfect to myself, and I cannot through poetry or romantic visions exalt myself to symbolic glory."