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Letter "P" » pattern
«Art is pattern informed by sensibility.»
«Champion the right to be yourself; dare to be different and to set your own pattern; live your own life and follow your own star.»
«A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society, either by slavishly copying the pattern of man's advance in the professions, or by refusing to compete with man at all.»
«Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.»
«Self-discipline, although difficult, and not always easy while combating negative emotions, should be a defensive measure. At least we will be able to prevent the advent of negative conduct dominated by negative emotion. That is 'shila', or moral ethics. Once we develop this by familiarizing ourselves with it, along with mindfulness and conscientiousness, eventually that pattern and way of life will become a part of our own life.»
Author: Dalai Lama
, defensive measure
, dominated by
, of our own
, The Conduct of Life
, way of life
«As long as habit and routine dictate the pattern of living, new dimensions of the soul will not emerge.»
«Each child is an adventure into a better life - an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.»
«Coming to terms with the rhythms of women's lives means coming to terms with life itself, accepting the imperatives of the body rather than the imperatives of an artificial, man-made, perhaps transcendentally beautiful civilization. Emphasis on the male work-rhythm is an emphasis on infinite possibilities; emphasis on the female rhythms is an emphasis on a defined pattern, on limitation.»
Author: Margaret Mead
, by artificial means
, female body
«Alexander received more bravery of mind by the pattern of Achilles, than by hearing the definition of fortitude.»
«Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper.»