Patricia Hampl Quotes

Top 27 wise famous quotes and sayings by Patricia Hampl

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Patricia Hampl quotes: What is remembered is what becomes reality, What is remembered is what becomes reality,
Patricia Hampl quotes: Maybe being oneself is always an acquired taste. Maybe being oneself is always an acquired taste.
Patricia Hampl quotes: It is hard to sever the cords that tie us to our slavery and leave intact those that bind us to ourselves. It is hard to sever the cords that tie us to our slavery and leave intact those that bind us to ourselves.
Patricia Hampl quotes: Writing is so hard. And then, sometimes, it is so bewilderingly easy. Writing is so hard. And then, sometimes, it is so bewilderingly easy.
Patricia Hampl quotes: A careful first draft is a failed first draft A careful first draft is a failed first draft
Patricia Hampl quotes: We only store in memory images of value. To write about one's life is to live it twice, and the second time is both spiritual and historical. We only store in memory images of value. To write about one's life is to live it twice, and the second time is both spiritual and historical.
Patricia Hampl quotes: The world is full of mystery but it must not be choked with secrets: we must talk to one another. The world is full of mystery but it must not be choked with secrets: we must talk to one another.
Patricia Hampl quotes: I could tell you stories-if only stories could tell what I have in me to tell. I could tell you stories-if only stories could tell what I have in me to tell.
Patricia Hampl quotes: Silence was the first prayer I learned to trust ... Silence was the first prayer I learned to trust ...
Patricia Hampl quotes: Looking repeatedly into the past, you do not necessarily become fascinated with your own life, but rather with the phenomenon of memory. Looking repeatedly into the past, you do not necessarily become fascinated with your own life, but rather with the phenomenon of memory.
Patricia Hampl quotes: I don't write about what I know: I write in order to find out what I know. I don't write about what I know: I write in order to find out what I know.
Patricia Hampl quotes: You can't put much on paper before you betray your secret self, try as you will to keep things civil. You can't put much on paper before you betray your secret self, try as you will to keep things civil.
Patricia Hampl quotes: Fundamentally, [prayer] is a position, a placement of oneself. Fundamentally, [prayer] is a position, a placement of oneself.
Patricia Hampl quotes: Poverty didn't necessarily engender an envy of wealth; sometimes it might beget a passion for decency. Poverty didn't necessarily engender an envy of wealth; sometimes it might beget a passion for decency.
Patricia Hampl quotes: It's always a thrilling risk to say exactly what you mean, to express exactly what you see. It's always a thrilling risk to say exactly what you mean, to express exactly what you see.
Patricia Hampl quotes: People come and go in life, but they never leave your dreams. Once they're in your subconscious, they are immortal. People come and go in life, but they never leave your dreams. Once they're in your subconscious, they are immortal.
Patricia Hampl quotes: Prayer as focus is not a way of limiting what can be seen; it is a habit of attention brought to bear on all that is. Prayer as focus is not a way of limiting what can be seen; it is a habit of attention brought to bear on all that is.
Patricia Hampl quotes: Poetry is the sung voice of accurate perception. Poetry is the sung voice of accurate perception.
Patricia Hampl quotes: We store in memory only images of value. The value may be lost over the passage of time, but that's the implacable judgment of feeling. We store in memory only images of value. The value may be lost over the passage of time, but that's the implacable judgment of feeling.
Patricia Hampl quotes: The real subject of autobiography is not one's experience but one's consciousness. Memoirists use the self as a tool. The real subject of autobiography is not one's experience but one's consciousness. Memoirists use the self as a tool.
Patricia Hampl quotes: In memory each of us is an artist: each of us creates. In memory each of us is an artist: each of us creates.
Patricia Hampl quotes: True memoir is written, like all literature, in an attempt to find not only a self but a world True memoir is written, like all literature, in an attempt to find not only a self but a world