Dennis Potter Quotes


31 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 more my work improves or broadens or widens, the more surely I tame myself."
"The strangest thing that human speech and human writing can do is create a metaphor. That is an amazing leap, is it not?"
"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 trouble with words is that you never know whose mouths they have been in."
"Therapy, as opposed to analysis, is a whole construct of myth, beautiful and creative."
"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."
"To love it too much is to obscure and not see what is there."
"You have to assert something about yourself in order to be yourself."
"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 trouble with words is that you never know whose mouths they have been in"
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