Primo Quotes

Mary Catherine Bateson

The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.

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Of any stopping place in life, it is good to ask whether it will be a good place from which to go on ...

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Fluidity and discontinuity are central to the reality in which we live.

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There are few things as toxic as a bad metaphor. You can't think without metaphors.

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What would it be like to have not only color vision but culture vision, the ability to see the multi ...

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Jazz exemplifies artistic activity that is at once individual and communal, performance that is both ...

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Learning to savor the vertigo of doing without answers or making do with fragmentary ones opens up t ...

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As you get up in the morning, as you make decisions, as you spend money, make friends, make commitme ...

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Caring can be learned by all human beings, can be worked into the design of every life, meeting an i ...

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... as we age we have not only to readdress earlier developmental crises but also somehow to find th ...

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Worlds can be found by a child and an adult bending down and looking together under the grass stems ...

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Human beings do not eat nutrients, they eat food.

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Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten.

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“The family is changing, not disappearing. We have to broaden our understanding of it, look for th ...

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“The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it.”

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