Pattern quotes & sayings

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I think you have to deal with the confused situation that we're faced with by seizing on the glimpses and particles of life, seizing on them and holding them and trying to make a pattern of them. In other words, trying to put a world back together again out of its fragmentary moments. - Archibald MacLeish


If you see a whole thing, it seems that it's always beautiful. Planets, lives. But up close a world's all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life's a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern. - Ursula K. Le Guin


His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly's wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred. - Ernest Hemingway


The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant and pregnant texture: that is style, that is the foundation of the art of literature. - Robert Louis Stevenson


Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper. - P. J. O'Rourke


Alexander received more bravery of mind by the pattern of Achilles, than by hearing the definition of fortitude. - Sir Philip Sidney


The test of one's behaviour pattern; is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex. - Alfred Adler


As long as habit and routine dictate the pattern of living, new dimensions of the soul will not emerge. - Henry Van Dyke