Facts about Dennis Potter

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Dennis Potter was a famous Dramatist from United Kingdom, who lived between May 17, 1935 and June 7, 1994. He/she became 59 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Dennis.

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Famous quotes by Dennis Potter (31)


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"There's no end to the inventiveness of critics, I tell you. Because they can't write fiction, they put their impulse into their analysis of work"
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"Some of the words and symbols and images from childhood will continually be part and parcel of my personality"
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"Everything we do has consequences"
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"Children can write poetry and then, unless they're poets, they stop when reach puberty"
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"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"
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"It is a dangerous thing to have instant access to your emotions"
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"God, I'm such a lazy writer - I can't even think up new names"
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"As adults, we do know more, but we don't know enough. People can be very unthinkingly callous"
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"Therapy, as opposed to analysis, is a whole construct of myth, beautiful and creative"
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"That vision of a common culture is now simply a remote wistfulness"
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"Television's Mr. Filth: that's me"
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"Metaphor is embodied in language"
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"Just letting it out is one of the definitions of bad art"
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"Ideals jump across the hierarchies of the printed word"
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"As a piece of literacy criticism, Freud's best writing is about Dostoyevsky. It's a kind of displaced literacy criticism"
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"You have to assert something about yourself in order to be yourself"
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"The trouble with words is that you never know whose mouths they have been in"
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"I think childhood is to everyone a lost land"
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"The strangest thing that human speech and human writing can do is create a metaphor. That is an amazing leap, is it not?"
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"I was given talent, and if you are given it, it is your obligation to use it"
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"I believe everybody is responsible for what they do themselves"
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"I have been aware, from the age of 6, that I had talent"
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"To love it too much is to obscure and not see what is there"
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"The thing about imagination is that by the very act of putting it down, there must be some truth in one's own imagination"
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"Religion, you can't a handle on it, you just have to know or not know-people either believe or they don't believe"
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"I did not fully understand the dread term 'terminal illness' until I saw Heathrow for myself"
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"The more my work improves or broadens or widens, the more surely I tame myself"
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"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"
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"The knowledge that we have about what it is to be human that we have as a child is something we necessarily must lose"
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"People endure what they endure and they deal with it. It may corrupt them. It may lead them into all sorts of compensatory excesses"
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"Children are very cruel, yes. Of course. Children are extraordinarily cruel little creatures"


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