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patterns Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about patterns
  1. #1
    “If instead of saying ‘I am in love’ we say ‘I am loving’ or ‘I will love.’ Our patterns around romantic love are unlikely to change if we do not change our language.”
  2. #2
    “The sense of the tragic increases and declines with sensuousness.”
  3. #3
    “Learning from mistakes helps prevent the repetition of negative patterns.”
  4. #4
    “Until we understand the core principles that organize love relationships, we cannot really understand love’s problems or offer couples enduring help. The demand-withdraw pattern is not just a bad habit, it reflects a deeper underlying reality: such couples are starving emotionally.”
  5. #5
    “Honey: (Hysterical) Leave me alone…I’m going…to…be…sick.
    George: The patterns of history.”
  6. #6
    “Gottman, it turns out, can teach us a great deal about the critical part of rapid cognition known as thin-slicing. Thin slicing refers to the ability of our unconscious to find patterns in situations and behavior based on very narrow slices of experience.”
  7. #7
    “Marriage is patterned after Christ’s covenant relationship to his redeemed people, the church.”
  8. #8
    “It takes an astronomical amount of pain and courage to disrupt a familiar pattern.”
  9. #9
    “Sometimes it seems easier to just keep running in the same familiar circles, rather than facing the fear of jumping and possibly not landing on your feet.”
  10. #10
    “Perhaps the biggest tragedy of our lives is that freedom is possible, yet we can pass our years trapped in the same old patterns.”