Pattern Quotes

“Everything repeats over and over again, no on...

“Everything repeats over and over again, no one learns anything because no one lives long enough to see the pattern” - Marceline, Adventure Time
📅︎ Mar 11
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"I grew up to have my father's looks, my fath...

"I grew up to have my father's looks, my father's speech patterns, my father's opinions and my mothers's contempt for my father." Jules Fieffer
📅︎ Jan 11
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"Any one may so arrange his affairs that his taxes shall be as low as possib...

"Any one may so arrange his affairs that his taxes shall be as low as possible; he is not bound to choose that pattern which will best pay the Treasury; there is not even a patriotic duty to increase one's taxes." - Judge Learned Hand
📅︎ Mar 10
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"All mental and emotional patterns eventually...

"All mental and emotional patterns eventually fall apart and dissolve in the light of awareness." —Hanuman Goleman, “Checking My Inner World”
📅︎ Feb 17
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"Truthfully, you carry on the patterns and the beliefs of your parents, and your grandparents ...

"Truthfully, you carry on the patterns and the beliefs of your parents, and your grandparents and your ancestors because it’s a cellular memory. You come kind of programmed based on your lineage. It doesn’t mean you have to stay there though, you can shift your reality." - Colton Lindsay
📅︎ Jan 28
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“Strategy is a patt...

“Strategy is a pattern in a stream of decisions” -Henry Mintzberg
📅︎ Dec 04
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There is no need to think of design or purpose or directedness. If a group of atoms in the presenc...

There is no need to think of design or purpose or directedness. If a group of atoms in the presence of energy falls into a stable pattern it will tend to stay that way. The earliest form of natural selection was simply a selection of stable forms and a rejection of unstable ones. There is no mystery
📅︎ Sep 19
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“Each man calls barbarism whatever is not his own practice; for indeed it ...

“Each man calls barbarism whatever is not his own practice; for indeed it seems we have no other test of truth and reason than the example and pattern of the opinions and customs of the country we live in.” — Michel de Montaigne
📅︎ Aug 09
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"Fighting is rhythm. There is a music, th...

"Fighting is rhythm. There is a music, there is a meter, there is a pattern. Let that rhythm beat within you." - Elijah Mikaelson
📅︎ Jul 17
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Your prison is your mind and ...

Your prison is your mind and your mind is your habit. Break the pattern and live in the moment.
📅︎ Jun 26
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"A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of patte...

"A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of patterns. If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is because they are made with ideas." - G.H. Hardy, A Mathematicians Apology
📅︎ Jun 17
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"Wheels within wheels in a spiral array. A pattern so grand a...

"Wheels within wheels in a spiral array. A pattern so grand and complex. Time after time we lose sight of the way. Our causes can't see their effects ." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Natural Science)
📅︎ May 13
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“Hurt people hurt people. That’s how pain patter...

“Hurt people hurt people. That’s how pain patterns gets passed on, generation after generation after generation. Break the chain today." - Yehuda Berg
📅︎ Jun 18
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"A phosphorescent wave on a tropical sea is a cold fire. The pattern of moonlight on the b...

"A phosphorescent wave on a tropical sea is a cold fire. The pattern of moonlight on the bedroom floor is a cold fire. The flame at the heart of a pawnbroker's diamond is a cold fire. The look in your eyes as you head for the door is a cold fire." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Cold Fire)
📅︎ Mar 15
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“When we cling, often forever, to our old patterns of thinking and behaving, we fail t...

“When we cling, often forever, to our old patterns of thinking and behaving, we fail to negotiate any crisis, to truly grow up, and to experience the joyful sense of rebirth that accompanies the successful transition into greater maturity.” The Road Less Travelled
📅︎ Nov 24
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Why does one feel bored? One feels bored because one has been l...

Why does one feel bored? One feels bored because one has been living in dead patterns given to you by others. Renounce those patterns, come out of those patterns! Start living on your own. - Osho
📅︎ Aug 02
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The world keeps repeating things over and over again...

The world keeps repeating things over and over again, nobody learns anything because no one lives long enough to notice the patterns. -Marceline the vampire queen
📅︎ Jul 17
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"Neither here nor hereafter are we suddenly going to eme...

"Neither here nor hereafter are we suddenly going to emerge with qualities we haven't developed or a pattern of living for which we have not prepared ourselves" Elaine Cannon
📅︎ Oct 04
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I see the solution to each problem as being de...

I see the solution to each problem as being detectable in the pattern and web of the whole. —Dirk Gently, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
📅︎ Sep 23
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Zaffar Iqubal Khan Says: “Nothing i...

Zaffar Iqubal Khan Says: “Nothing is by chance, for running though every life is a pattern formed over time....”
📅︎ Jul 08
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Zaffar Iqubal Khan Says: “Our thought patterns...

Zaffar Iqubal Khan Says: “Our thought patterns have a tremendous impact on our lives; whatever thoughts you have will have corresponding actions.”
📅︎ Jun 06
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"History is only the pattern of silken slippe...

"History is only the pattern of silken slippers descending the stairs to the thunder of hobnailed boots climbing upward from below." -Voltaire
📅︎ Mar 18
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"When patterns are ...

"When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge." ~ Tuli Kupferberg
📅︎ Jan 27
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You don’t have to wait for someone to treat you bad repeatedly. All it take...

You don’t have to wait for someone to treat you bad repeatedly. All it takes is once, and if they get away with it that once, if they know they can treat you like that, then it sets the pattern for the future. - Jane Green, Bookends
📅︎ Oct 26
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"If I have learnt anything, it is that life forms no logical patterns...

"If I have learnt anything, it is that life forms no logical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return?" - Margot Fonteyn
📅︎ Mar 06
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It is intriguing to consider that disorders such as depression, OCD and addiction could be functio...

It is intriguing to consider that disorders such as depression, OCD and addiction could be functional in some sense, perhaps working to resist a more catastrophic collapse to primary consciousness—onset of a psychotic episode, for example—by reinforcing stable patterns of activity.—RL Carhart-Harris
📅︎ Jun 24
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"When patterns are ...

"When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge." – Tuli Kupferberg
📅︎ Sep 22
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"When patterns are ...

"When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge." – Tuli Kupferberg
📅︎ Sep 24
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For Klee, loose continuity explained a curious facet of our lives — elucidating those vague patter...

For Klee, loose continuity explained a curious facet of our lives — elucidating those vague patterns, random encounters, and tangential connections that are only revealed in hindsight after a long passage of time – a kind of chronological version of six degrees of separation, I suppose.—William Boyd
📅︎ Sep 02
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“People don't alter history any more ...

“People don't alter history any more than birds alter the sky, they just make brief patterns in it” - Terry Pratchett
📅︎ Jul 09
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"When patterns are ...

"When patterns are broken, new worlds emerge." - Tuli Kupferberg
📅︎ Nov 17
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We're humans. That's what we do. We are patte...

We're humans. That's what we do. We are pattern finding creatures. Randomness makes us nervous. So sometimes we find patterns where none exist.
📅︎ Jul 19
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It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now gea...

It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear. ~ General Douglas MacArthur
📅︎ Sep 08
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