Quotes About Variety

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Paulo Coelho
“Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.”
Paulo Coelho, Brida

Ally Carter
“Number of empty Ben & Jerry's containers: 3 -- two mint chocolate cookie, one plain vanilla. (Who buys plain vanilla ice cream from Ben & Jerry's, anyway? Is there a greater waste?)”
Ally Carter

Coco Chanel
“There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.”
Coco Chanel

Rebecca McKinsey
“I'd rather be a little weird than all boring.”
Rebecca McKinsey

Ally Carter
“I mean she's Cleopatra... shouldn't she and Antony have known better? They were so different..."
"Variety is the spice of life"
"And from a thousand miles apart"
"Absence makes the heart grow fonder”
Ally Carter, Uncommon Criminals

Jean M. Auel
“Life is neither static nor unchanging. With no individuality, there can be no change, no adaptation and, in an inherently changing world, any species unable to adapt is also doomed.”
Jean M. Auel

William Cowper
“Variety's the very spice of life, that gives it all it's flavour.”
William Cowper

Umberto Eco
“The beauty of the universe consists not only of unity in variety, but also of variety in unity.”
Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose

A.A. Milne
“He was telling an interesting anecdote full of exciting words like "encyclopedia" and "rhododendron".”
A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

Jalaluddin Rumi
“There are as many ways of loving as there are people, and that wildflower variety is the great beauty of this dimension of existence.”
Jalaluddin Rumi

“When Coleridge tried to define beauty, he returned always to one deep thought; beauty, he said, is unity in variety! Science is nothing else than the search to discover unity in the wild variety of nature,—or, more exactly, in the variety of our experience. Poetry, painting, the arts are the same search, in Coleridge’s phrase, for unity in variety.”

Ray Bradbury
“Where's your common sense? None of those books agree with each other. You've been locked up here for years with a regular damned Tower of Babel. Snap out of it! The people in those books never lived. Come on now!”
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

“Experience is not necessarily accumulated over the extent of time lived. In my opinion, it is accumulated over the degree and variety of activities a person has been involved in”
Nike Thaddeus

“It would be difficult to define the limits of his reading.”
Blanche E.C. Dugdale, Arthur James Balfour V1: First Earl of Balfour 1848-1905

Harold Bloom
“All canonical writing possesses the quality "of making you feel strangeness at home.”
Harold Bloom, The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages

Toni Sorenson
“Variety in your diet is health in your life.”
Toni Sorenson

Christina Engela
“They tell us variety is the spice of life - and yet diversity terrifies them.”
Christina Engela, Loderunner

Sherry Turkle
“Anthropologist Victor Turner writes that we are most free to explore identity in places outside of our normal routines, places that are in some way "betwixt and between." Turner calls them liminal, from the Latin word for "threshold.”
Sherry Turkle, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

Amit Kalantri
“Routine ruins the life, variety vitalise the life.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Kurt Tucholsky
“Ihr glaubt, ihr seid dazu verpflichtet -
ja, das wolln wir aber gar nicht - ja, das wolln wir aber gar nicht!
Auch ohne Liebe sind wir manchmal glücklich und froh -
es geht auch ohne das - es geht auch so!
Es geht auch ohne das - es geht auch so!”
Kurt Tucholsky, Seifenblasen

Philip Zaleski
“Like other intellectuals, he welcomed the mindless drudgery as a refreshing change of pace.”
Philip Zaleski, The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams

Agatha Christie
“But I don't doubt it will be essentially the same type of crime. The details may be different, but the essentials underlying them will be the same. It's odd, but a criminal gives himself away every time by that. Man is an unoriginal animal," said Hercule Poirot.
"Women," said Mrs. Oliver, " are capable of infinite variation. I should never commit the same type of murder twice running."
"Don't you ever write the same plot twice running?" asked Battle.”
Agatha Christie, Cards on the Table

Agatha Christie
“Nature repeats herself more than one would imagine. The sea has infinitely more variety.”
Agatha Christie, Murder in the Mews

“If real, regular, normal, boring life, (when you're at home every day, seeing the same people, doing the same things) is like sitting at home on the floor surrounded by toys... traveling feels to me like going to Toys R Us with your toy box and getting to trade stuff in and buy new things and explore whole new ideas.”
Alex Day

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“A dash of humor will only add intense gravity to the proceedings, even as a flash of lightning only makes midnight dreariness all the more impressive.”
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Lectures to My Students

“Our differences will also show up from time to time, underscoring the uniqueness of our personal endowments, the variety of our experiences, and the creativity of our sovereign God.”
J. Grant Howard, Balancing Life's Demands: A New Perspective on Priorities

Steven Magee
“Trees emit a wide variety of electromagentic radiation and it is regarded as healthy to live in a natural area that is surrounded by trees due to these beneficial emissions to human health.”
Steven Magee

Márcia Abath
“não assine tudo que escrevo
por vezes nem eu me atrevo”
Márcia Abath

Craig Groeschel
“I realized that day that blessings come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes.”
Craig Groeschel, Weird: Because Normal Isn't Working

James Marshall Smith
“Like fashion, torture comes in a variety of styles.”
James Marshall Smith, Silent Source

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