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Christopher Hampton Quotes and Sayings
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I have always thought of sophistication as rather a
feeble substitute for decadence.
- Christopher Hampton

To seduce a woman famous for strict morals,
religious fervor and the happiness of her marriage:
what could possibly be more prestigious?
- Christopher Hampton

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics
is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs.
- Christopher Hampton

You know very well that unless you're a scientist,
it's much more important for a theory to be shapely,
than for it to be true.
- Christopher Hampton

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If I had to give a definition of capitalism I would say:
the process whereby American girls turn into American women.
- Christopher Hampton

I always divide people into two groups.
Those who live by what they know to be a lie,
and those who live by what they believe,
falsely, to be the truth.
- Christopher Hampton

I think there's something degrading about having a husband for a rival.
It's humiliating if you fail and commonplace if you succeed.
- Christopher Hampton


 

A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of
the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts.
It is our belief that no human being who devotes his
life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can
be anything but fundamentally inadequate.
- Christopher Hampton

Just when the caterpillar thought
the world was over, it became a butterfly.
- Anonymous PHOTO

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie PHOTO

I have always held firmly to the thought
that each one of us can do a little
to bring some portion of misery to an end.
- Albert Schweitzer

The glow of one warm thought
is to me worth more than money.
- Thomas Jefferson

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis PHOTO

Every thought you think
and every word you speak
is affirming something.
- Louise L. Hay

There are two kinds of failures:
those who thought and never did,
and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Exercise free-will.
CHOOSE each and every action you make,
every thought you think,
and every emotion you feel.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

God is a metaphor for that which transcends
all levels of intellectual thought.
It's as simple as that.
- Joseph Campbell

You must not under any pretense allow
your mind to dwell on any thought
that is not positive, constructive, optimistic, kind.
- Emmet Fox

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

Curiosity keeps one young - in thought and in action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every loving thought is true.
Everything else is an appeal for healing and help,
regardless of the form it takes.
- A Course In Miracles

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly.
The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Prayer is a thought, a belief, a feeling,
arising within the mind of the one praying.
- Ernest Holmes

You are to have implicit confidence in your own ability,
knowing that it is the nature of thought
to externalize itself in your health and affairs,
knowing that you are the thinker.
- Ernest Holmes

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nay, be a Columbus to whole new
continents and worlds within you,
opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

The intellect is a cold thing
and a merely intellectual idea
will never stimulate thought
in the same manner that a spiritual idea does.
- Ernest Holmes

Be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you,
opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
- Henry David Thoreau

Always aim at complete harmony
of thought and word and deed.
Always aim at purifying your thoughts
and everything will be well.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

Words make you think a thought.
Music makes you feel a feeling.
A song makes you feel a thought.
- E. Y. Harburg

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet
as if they were going to be dead by midnight.
Extend to them all the care,
kindness and understanding you can muster,
and do with no thought of any reward.
Your life will never be the same again.
- Og Mandino

It is wonderful to have Faith,
but don't confuse trust with being gullible.
Balance trust with conscious thought.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

In the uttermost meaning of the words,
thought is devout, and devotion is thought.
Deep calls unto deep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ancestor of every action is a thought.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light,
but by making the darkness conscious.
- Carl Jung

I unconditionally forgive myself for everything
that I have ever done, said, or thought
that has caused me harm or suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Action is no less necessary than thought
to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

"I wonder what Piglet is doing," thought Pooh.
"I wish I were there to be doing it, too."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Reality is what you believe it to be.
It's what you put your thought and energy into,
because your hands physically manifest thought.
So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
- Jewel

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that
it is better for hard words to be on paper
than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
- Anne Frank

You are my friend when you can guard my failure,
challenge my thought and celebrate my success.
- Anonymous

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I am a being of free-will,
and I CHOOSE each and every action I make,
every thought I think, and every emotion I feel.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

Sometimes I think we're alone.
Sometimes I think we're not.
In either case, the thought is staggering.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him.
If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

When you are tempted to judge,
may you be reminded that we are ALL ONE,
and that every thought you think reverberates
across the universe touching everyone and everything.
- from the Simple Truths movie May You Be Blessed

We thought that we had the answers,
it was the questions we had wrong.
- Bono

The greatest compliment that was ever paid me
was when one asked me what I thought,
and attended to my answer.
- Henry David Thoreau

The WORK
1.Is it true?
2.Can you absolutely know that it's true?
3.How do you react when you think that thought?
4.Who would you be without the thought?
- Byron Katie

I was reading the dictionary.
I thought it was a poem about everything.
- Steven Wright

I was always a dreamer, in childhood especially.
People thought I was a little strange.
- Charley Pride

Day by day we should weigh what we have
granted to the spirit of the world
against what we have denied to the spirit of Jesus,
in thought and especially in deed.
- Albert Schweitzer

The greatest weapon against stress
is our ability to choose one thought over another.
- William James

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Every goal, every action, every thought,
every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known,
is an attempt to increase one's level of peace of mind.
- Sydney Madwed

No, I never thought about my father's money as my money.
- Christie Hefner

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb.
After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to
find out how much he'd learned in three years.
- Frank Butler

Terrorism takes us back to ages we thought were long
gone if we allow it a free hand to corrupt democratic
societies and destroy the basic rules of international life.
- Jacques Chirac

If instead of a gem, or even a flower,
we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend,
that would be giving as the angels give.
- George MacDonald


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