"Religion, you can't a handle on it, you just have to know or not know-people either believe or they don't believe."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Dennis Potter on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Dennis Potter on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Dennis Potter on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Dennis Potter on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Dennis Potter on Albert Camus
"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 knowledge that we have about what it is to be human that we have as a child is something we necessarily must lose."
"Children can write poetry and then, unless they're poets, they stop when reach puberty."