Dennis Potter Quotes

Top 39 wise famous quotes and sayings by Dennis Potter

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Dennis Potter quotes: Everything we do has consequences. Everything we do has consequences.
Dennis Potter quotes: Religion, you can't a handle on it, you just have to know or not know-people either believe or they don't believe. Religion, you can't a handle on it, you just have to know or not know-people either believe or they don't believe.
Dennis Potter quotes: I did not fully understand the dread term 'terminal illness' until I saw Heathrow for myself. I did not fully understand the dread term 'terminal illness' until I saw Heathrow for myself.
Dennis Potter quotes: People endure what they endure and they deal with it. It may corrupt them. It may lead them into all sorts of compensatory excesses. People endure what they endure and they deal with it. It may corrupt them. It may lead them into all sorts of compensatory excesses.
Dennis Potter quotes: The more my work improves or broadens or widens, the more surely I tame myself. The more my work improves or broadens or widens, the more surely I tame myself.
Dennis Potter quotes: The knowledge that we have about what it is to be human that we have as a child is something we necessarily must lose. The knowledge that we have about what it is to be human that we have as a child is something we necessarily must lose.
Dennis Potter quotes: The trouble with words is that you never know whose mouths they've been in. The trouble with words is that you never know whose mouths they've been in.
Dennis Potter quotes: My only regret is to die four pages too soon. My only regret is to die four pages too soon.
Dennis Potter quotes: Just letting it out is one of the definitions of bad art. Just letting it out is one of the definitions of bad art.
Dennis Potter quotes: The thing about imagination is that by the very act of putting it down, there must be some truth in one's own imagination. The thing about imagination is that by the very act of putting it down, there must be some truth in one's own imagination.
Dennis Potter quotes: We tend to forget that life can only be defined in the present tense. We tend to forget that life can only be defined in the present tense.
Dennis Potter quotes: A bad act done will fester and create in its own way. It's not only goodness that creates. Bad things create. They have their own yeast. A bad act done will fester and create in its own way. It's not only goodness that creates. Bad things create. They have their own yeast.
Dennis Potter quotes: Words themselves - the very material of our discourse increasingly take on masks or disguises Words themselves - the very material of our discourse increasingly take on masks or disguises
Dennis Potter quotes: Children can write poetry and then, unless they're poets, they stop when reach puberty. Children can write poetry and then, unless they're poets, they stop when reach puberty.
Dennis Potter quotes: God, I'm such a lazy writer - I can't even think up new names. God, I'm such a lazy writer - I can't even think up new names.
Dennis Potter quotes: The loss of Eden is personally experienced by every one of us as we leave the wonder and magic and also the pains and terrors of childhood. The loss of Eden is personally experienced by every one of us as we leave the wonder and magic and also the pains and terrors of childhood.
Dennis Potter quotes: We should always look back on our own past with a sort of contempt, as long as the tenderness is there - but please let some of the contempt be We should always look back on our own past with a sort of contempt, as long as the tenderness is there - but please let some of the contempt be there.
Dennis Potter quotes: It is a dangerous thing to have instant access to your emotions. It is a dangerous thing to have instant access to your emotions.
Dennis Potter quotes: Ideals jump across the hierarchies of the printed word. Ideals jump across the hierarchies of the printed word.
Dennis Potter quotes: As a piece of literacy criticism, Freud's best writing is about Dostoyevsky. It's a kind of displaced literacy criticism. As a piece of literacy criticism, Freud's best writing is about Dostoyevsky. It's a kind of displaced literacy criticism.
Dennis Potter quotes: I'll have to lift your penis now to grease around it. I'll have to lift your penis now to grease around it.
Dennis Potter quotes: Therapy, as opposed to analysis, is a whole construct of myth, beautiful and creative. Therapy, as opposed to analysis, is a whole construct of myth, beautiful and creative.
Dennis Potter quotes: You just don't know writers. They'll use anything, anybody. They'll eat their young. You just don't know writers. They'll use anything, anybody. They'll eat their young.
Dennis Potter quotes: That vision of a common culture is now simply a remote wistfulness. That vision of a common culture is now simply a remote wistfulness.
Dennis Potter quotes: Some of the words and symbols and images from childhood will continually be part and parcel of my personality. Some of the words and symbols and images from childhood will continually be part and parcel of my personality.