We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Pathology Quotes from Alexander McCall Smith, Noam Chomsky, Drew Pinsky, Emil Cioran, David Slade. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Every novel presents a slice of life. A noir policier for example presents one slice, one that perhaps addresses social dysfunction or some sort of pathology, while mine present a slice that is more upbeat and affirmative.
Anywhere in Latin America there is a potential threat of the pathology of caudillismo and it has to be guarded against.
Childhood trauma is the rocket fuel for addictive pathology, and this fundamental truth is laid bare in ‘Patrick Melrose.’
Everything is pathology, except for indifference.
The vampires of ’30 Days of Night’ never really came into discussions early on. They did later when we were trying to figure out the pathology of the ‘Twilight’ vampires. ’30 Days’ is a completely different film. If you are a kid, please ask mum and dad before you watch that one!
When the word ‘nostalgia’ was coined in the 18th century, it was used to describe a pathology – not so much a sense of lost time, but a severe homesickness.
The shock of unemployment becomes a pathology in its own right.
The argument that there was a social pathology of the English Reformation, that there were fundamental changes in English society and the English church which made the Reformation inevitable, is academically stone dead.
Lying just for the fun of it is either art or pathology.
Dave Duerson had classic pathology of CTE and no evidence of any other disease.
We’re not teaching our students the importance of relationships with other people: how you work with them, what the relational pathology consists of, how you examine your own conscience, how you examine the inner world, how you examine your dreams.
A widely held, but rarely articulated, belief in our society is that the ideal self is bold, alpha, gregarious. Introversion is viewed somewhere between disappointment and pathology.
I grew up in a family of secrets; there was a lot of pathology in the family.
I want to be very careful about judging and how much to generalize about the use of media being pathological. For some people, it’s a temptation and a pathology; for others, it’s a lifeline.
The level of shyness has gone up dramatically in the last decade. I think shyness is an index of social pathology rather than a pathology of the individual.
Pathology by Daesh is distinctively to swallow its opponents, to frighten the population. In that regard, the threat is very real.
I was studying speech-language pathology at Iona College and I got my bachelor’s degree there.
If you are funding researchers to look primarily for pathology, not surprisingly, that is what they are going to find and report on.
There was an opening in the ER program at King Drew, so I spent the next month there, fascinated with the range of pathology that I observed, the diversity of skill that the ER physicians had to acquire, the variety of cases, and the ability to interact closely with people.
There is an element in which anxiety co-represents with aspects of my personality I wouldn’t want to give up. It allows you to have foresight. I may not be as empathetic. It’s hard to figure out the difference between pathology and personality.
My dad was a serious alcoholic, and ultimately, that’s why he died. When you’re a child of someone who struggled with things like that, you look for the common thread. Is there a pattern? Is there an inheritance of pathology in some way? That haunts me.
The most significant social pathology of my youth was the generation gap.