Patterns Related Quotes

About half of all design patterns out there [...] appear to be ways take perfectly natural design ideas and twist them to fit into someones static type system: recipes for pounding square pegs into round holes

Steve Yegge

#Patterns #Pounding #Recipes #Twist

Your thoughts construct patterns like scaffolding in your mind. You are really etching chemical patterns. In most cases, people get stuck in those patterns, just like grooves in a record, and they never get out of them.

Steve Jobs

#Cases #Chemical #Construct #Groove #Patterns

When realistic images or patterns are seen in an abstract painting, they are often parallels brought about by processes in painting which echo processes in nature.

Walter Darby Bannard

#Echo #Parallels #Patterns #Realistic

I'm afraid of habit patterns It would be too much of a routine if you had to establish definite ways of getting through things. You'd get very bored.

Edie Sedgwick


The mathematician's patterns, like the painter's or the poet's must be beautiful; the ideas, like the colours or the words must fit together in a harmonious way. Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.

G. H. Hardy

#Harmonious #Patterns

There are a lot of very strong connections with music and mathematics. They both can work in patterns and sequences and repetitions.

Kate Bush

#Connections #Patterns #Repetitions

Look for patterns, and then ask why those patterns exist.

Debra Kaye

#Ask #Patterns #Then

Science is about recognizing patterns. [...] Everything depends on the ground rules of the observer: if someone refuses to look at obvious patterns because they consider a pattern should not be there, then they will see nothing but the reflection of their own prejudices.

Christopher Knight

#Patterns #Recognizing #Refuses

You notice patterns. White guests often are mortified - that word again - when they learn their ancestors owned slaves. But I've never had a black guest who was upset to learn about white ancestry that probably involved forced sexual relations.

Henry Louis Gates

#Ancestry #Guests #Patterns #Slaves

In particular, Australia, because of its ancient geography, soil profile and distinctive weather patterns, is more adversely affected by climate variability than some other continents.

Peter Garrett

#Ancient #Patterns #Profile #Variability #Weather