Mary Bateson Quotes

Found 12 quotes by Mary Bateson .
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"Fluidity and discontinuity are central to the reality in which we live." Mary Bateson
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American Scientist    Reality   

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"Goals too clearly defined can become blinkers." Mary Bateson
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"The Christian tradition was passed on to me as a great rich mixture, a bouillabaisse of human imagination and wonder brewed from the richness of individual lives." Mary Bateson
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Imagination   

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"No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a really nice man who wishes she were not." Mary Bateson
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Woman   

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"Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten." Mary Bateson
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American Scientist    Fear   

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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 as well as a good place to remain." Mary Bateson
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American Scientist    Life   

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"Sharing is sometimes more demanding than giving." Mary Bateson
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American Scientist    Giving   

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"...a disgruntled reflection on my own life as a sort of desperate improvisation in which I was constantly trying to make something coherent from conflicting elements to fit rapidly changing settings." Mary Bateson
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Life   

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"There are few things as toxic as a bad metaphor. You can't think without metaphors." Mary Bateson
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American Scientist    Metaphor   

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"The family is changing, not disappearing. We have to broaden our understanding of it, look for the new metaphors." Mary Bateson
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American Scientist    Family   

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"Human beings do not eat nutrients, they eat food." Mary Bateson
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American Scientist    Food   

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"The capacity to combine commitment with skepticism is essential to democracy." Mary Bateson
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American Scientist    Commitment   





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