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Dennis Potter's Profile

Brief about Dennis Potter: By info that we know Dennis Potter was born at 1935-05-17. And also Dennis Potter is British Dramatist.

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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.

Tags: Childhood, Leave, Wonder

The more my work improves or broadens or widens, the more surely I tame myself.

Tags: Surely, Tame, Work

The strangest thing that human speech and human writing can do is create a metaphor. That is an amazing leap, is it not?

Tags: Amazing, Human, Writing

The thing about imagination is that by the very act of putting it down, there must be some truth in one's own imagination.

Tags: Act, Putting, Truth

Therapy, as opposed to analysis, is a whole construct of myth, beautiful and creative.

Tags: Beautiful, Creative, Whole

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.

Tags: End, Put, Work

The trouble with words is that you never know whose mouths they have been in.

Tags: Trouble, Whose, Words

God, I'm such a lazy writer - I can't even think up new names.

Tags: God, Lazy, Writer

To love it too much is to obscure and not see what is there.

Tags: Love, Obscure

You have to assert something about yourself in order to be yourself.

Tags: Assert, Order, Yourself

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.

Tags: Act, Bad, Done

As a piece of literacy criticism, Freud's best writing is about Dostoyevsky. It's a kind of displaced literacy criticism.

Tags: Best, Criticism, Writing

As adults, we do know more, but we don't know enough. People can be very unthinkingly callous.

Tags: Callous, Enough

Children are very cruel, yes. Of course. Children are extraordinarily cruel little creatures.

Tags: Children, Cruel, Yes

Children can write poetry and then, unless they're poets, they stop when reach puberty.

Tags: Children, Poetry, Write

Everything we do has consequences.

Tags: Everybody, Themselves

I did not fully understand the dread term 'terminal illness' until I saw Heathrow for myself.

Tags: Illness, Understand, Until

I have been aware, from the age of 6, that I had talent.

Tags: Age, Aware, Talent

I think childhood is to everyone a lost land.

Tags: Childhood, Everyone, Lost

I was given talent, and if you are given it, it is your obligation to use it.

Tags: Obligation, Talent