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  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
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    Variety is the very spice of live, I that gives it all its flavour.
    Source: The Timepiece 606
  • John Selden
    John Selden
    British Jurist, Statesman 1584-1654
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    A glorious Church is like a magnificent feast; there is all the variety that may be, but every one chooses out a dish or two that he likes, and lets the rest alone: how glorious soever the Church is, every one chooses out of it his own religion, by which he governs himself, and lets the rest alone.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety. Other women cloy the appetites they feed, but she makes hungry where most she satisfies.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    All orthodox opinion - that is, today, ''revolutionary'' opinion either of the pure or the impure variety - is anti-man.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
    American singer-songwriter and actress 1981-
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    Because I didn't have any queer, lesbian, female role models I hated my own femininity and had to look deep within myself to create an identity that worked for me. Pop culture just doesn't hand us enough variety to choose from.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    Before this learning experience, I had assumed that with regard to programs that sought to help people out of poverty, the political world was essentially divided into two camps: conservatives who opposed these for a variety of reasons, and liberals who supported them.
  • Willard Beecher
    Willard Beecher
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    Competition is a process or variety of habitual behavior that grows out of a habit of mind.
  • Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Swedish songwriter, producer, member of ABBA 1945-
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    Cultural variety is always worth striving for, but must never precede the declaration of human rights.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    Democracy is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequal alike.
  • Barbara Delinsky
    Barbara Delinsky
    American writer 1945-
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    Each of my books is different from the last, each with its own characters, its own setting, its own themes. As a writer, I need the variety. I sense my readers do, too.
  • Boethius
    Boethius
    Roman senator, consul, magister officiorum, and philosopher
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    Good men seek it by the natural means of the virtues; evil men, however, try to achieve the same goal by a variety of concupiscences, and that is surely an unnatural way of seeking the good. Don't you agree?
    Source: De Consolatione Philosophia Book 4, Prose 2, 524. Translated from Latin by Ric
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    Hedge fund managers charge so much more than mutual fund managers; alpha is even harder to come by. They end up selling a variety of things beyond mere outperformance.
  • James Thomson
    James Thomson
    Scottish poet 1700-1748
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    I know no subject more elevating, more amazing, more ready to the poetical enthusiasm, the philosophical reflection, and the moral sentiment than the works of nature. Where can we meet such variety, such beauty, such magnificence?
  • Jose Manuel Barroso
    Jose Manuel Barroso
    Portuguese politician 1956-
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    I think diversity can also be a resource, an asset, especially in a world that is becoming globalized, to deal with difference, to deal with variety, to deal with complexity.
  • Adam Arkin
    Adam Arkin
    American actor 1956-
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    I want to continue doing as big a variety of things as I can do, and if that means I have the honor of getting to do more feature work, I would love that. I know that if I make any other long-term TV commitments, it's not going to be on a drama.
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