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Variety Quotes

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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.”
Bronowski

“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

“A positive man makes an airplane, while a negative man makes a parachute.”
Kim Jong Min

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“We almost always want variety from the food we eat, but almost never from the people with whom we eat.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

W.E.B. Du Bois
“Reader of dead words who would live deeds, this is the flowering of my logic: I dream of a world of infinitive and valuable variety; not in the laws of gravity or atomic weights, but in human variety in height and weight, color and skin, hair and nose and lip. But more especially and far above and beyond this, is a realm of true freedom: in thought and dream, fantasy and imagination; in gift, aptitude, and genius—all possible manner of difference, topped with freedom of soul to do and be, and freedom of thought to give to a world and build into it, all wealth of inborn individuality. Each effort to stop this freedom of being is a blow at democracy—that real democracy which is reservoir and opportunity . . . There can be no perfect democracy curtailed by color, race, or poverty. But with all we accomplish all, even Peace.”
W.E.B. Du Bois

Kristian Ventura
“I wonder how many people would care about the world if they could do it anonymously. It’s fine to believe what we want, but it’s not fine to think people are less than us because they think different. Different is beautiful. Variety is gracious. We live in a time of two: you or me. It’s so cold.”
Karl Kristian Flores, The Goodbye Song

Sol Stein
“Look how you're dressed. Your suit is blue, your shirt is blue, your tie is blue. That's what's wrong with your writing.”
Sol Stein, Stein On Writing: A Master Editor of Some of the Most Successful Writers of Our Century Shares His Craft Techniques and Strategies

Satyajit Ray
“I did not look for a work of art every time I went to a cinema. In fact, I doubt I could have learnt very much if I had seen nothing but masterpieces. - Satyajit Ray in Deep Focus.”
Satyajit Ray, Deep Focus: Reflections On Cinema

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“There is not a moment where a sunset is not happening. Yet, despite the fact that there is a sunset occurring at every moment of every day, no two are ever alike. And I marvel at the limitless genius of the God who handed me the privilege of living this day in a manner entirely unique to every yesterday and all tomorrows.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Diversity is climbing’s greatest strength. There’s no way to get bored! Each game is so difficult, most people spend their lives trying to master just one. The beauty and variety of the various playing fields beckon from across the globe.”
Chris Noble, Why We Climb: The World's Most Inspiring Climbers

Steven Magee
“Working at Mauna Kea Observatories brought on chronic fatigue, irritability, and a variety of mental health problems that have plagued me ever since.”
Steven Magee

Susan Wiggs
“Even though the sauce started with the basic ingredients---sugar and salt---there were endless varieties. In Kansas City, their barbecue was known for rich, robust sauce with a reduced tomato base. There was an area of the Carolinas known as the Low Country---she didn’t know why it was called Low Country---where they favored a light yellow mustard sauce. Here in Texas, folks went for heat---from jalapeños, serranos, or even fiery ghost chilies---the kind of deep, flavorful pepper that sent the waitstaff at Cubby’s scurrying for pitchers of beer and sweet tea by the gallon.”
Susan Wiggs, Sugar and Salt

Jodi Lynn Anderson
“Leeda moved down the row slowly, picking expertly, doing a touch test on the fruits whose ripeness she doubted. If she picked them too soon, they wouldn't taste sweet enough because they wouldn't have time to draw in enough sugar. If she picked them too late, she knew, they would have already started producing ethylene, a chemical that ripened them, and they'd be overripe by the time they were sold. Their first summer on the orchard, Birdie had revealed to them that the world of peaches was more intricate and varied than they ever imagined. Clingstones, the ones that clung to their pits, ripened earliest, then semi-frees, and then freestones. Each variety was like a different dog breed with vastly different characteristics---the texture of the meat, the fuzziness of the skin, the strength and sweetness of the flavor.”
Jodi Lynn Anderson, Love and Peaches

Chandra Blumberg
“But one person had stayed quiet ever since Alisha’s wedding, the person whose blessing she wanted most, and he was sitting across from her, leaning back in his chair like he wanted to put some distance between himself and the platter of tempeh barbecue sliders.
“Vegetarian barbecue?” Pops made it sound like blasphemy.
She grinned. Silence was damning, but pushback she could handle. “Yep. I want to make sure there’s something for everyone here. And expanding our options makes sense from a business standpoint. If we’re getting more out-of-town customers, we need to offer dishes to suit a variety of dietary needs and preferences.” She nudged the plate toward him. “C’mon, I bet you’ll love it.”
He picked up a slider and took a bite, then went back for another with a murmur of appreciation. “That’s actually tasty,” he admitted. “But why’d you go and make new buns? We’ve already got rolls on the menu.”
“Yeah, but these are gluten-free.”
“Quit lying.” He twisted the roll around, scrutinizing it like he was trying to ascertain its chemical makeup, then took another bite and chewed, brow creased in thought. “Vegetarian options I guess I can get used to, even though we used to have a pig on the sign,” he said, and chuckled.”
Chandra Blumberg, Stirring Up Love

“Starting is not half the battle. The start is merely the start. When you begin thinking it’s too late, it’s already too late, so start immediately.”
Park Myung Soo

Steven Magee
“The medical profession is a money making con, they will keep you sick on a variety of expensive prescriptions and on a yo-yo into their offices to bill your medical insurance.”
Steven Magee

B.S. Murthy
“The more a woman gives her paramour; even more she satiates him, and its only time before she finds him bypass her favours for lesser flavours.”
B.S. Murthy, Benign Flame: Saga of Love

Steven Magee
“Aging may take you journeying through a variety of health conditions.”
Steven Magee, Pandemic Supplements

“Variety is not the spice, but the very stuff of life.”
Christopher Burney, Solitary Confinement

Mitta Xinindlu
“Try different activities to see which skill is best suitable for your success. Without variety, you'll never truly know.”
Mitta Xinindlu

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