Quotation Explorer - 'Controllable'

Sufficiently simple natural structures are predictable but uncontrollable, whereas sufficiently complex symbolic descriptions are controllable but unpredictable. - Howard Pattee
Why do I write? Out of fear. Out of fear that the memory of the people I write about might go lost. Out of fear that the memory of myself might get lost. Or even just to be shielded by a story, to slip inside a story and stop being recognizable, controllable, subject to blackmail. - Fabrizio de André
Changes are inevitable and not always controllable. What can be controlled is how you manage, react to and work through the change process. - Kelly A. Morgan
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