Christopher Hampton

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Christopher James Hampton (born 26 January 1946) is a British playwright, screen writer and film director. He is best known for his play based on the novel Les Liaisons dangereuses and the film version Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and also more recently for writing the nominated screenplay for the film adaptation of Ian McEwan's Atonement.
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11 November 2014
I have always thought of sophistication as rather a feeble substitute for decadence.
11 November 2014
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.
11 November 2014
I think there's something degrading about having a husband for a rival. It's humiliating if you fail and commonplace if you succeed.
11 November 2014
Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs.
11 November 2014
To seduce a woman famous for strict morals, religious fervour and the happiness of her marriage: what could possibly be more prestigious?

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