Maurice Sendak – I want to be alone…

I want to be alone and work until the day my heads hits the drawing…


“I want to be alone and work until the day my heads hits the drawing table and I’m dead. Kaput. I feel very much like I want to be with my brother and sister again. They’re nowhere. I know they’re nowhere and they don’t exist, but if nowhere means that’s where they are, that’s where I want to be.”
-Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak – Most children – I know I…

Most children – I know I did when I was a kid – fantasize another set of…


“Most children – I know I did when I was a kid – fantasize another set of parents. Or fantasize no parents. They don’t tell their real parents about that – you don’t want to tell Mom and Dad. Kids lead a very private life. And I was a typical child, I think. I was a liar.”
-Maurice Sendak