The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety.

Sour, sweet, bitter, pungent, all must be tasted.

Variety is the soul of pleasure.

The best way to keep good acts in memory is to refresh them with new.

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It is good to vary in order that you may frustrate the curious, especially those who envy you.

If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.

I take it to be a principle rule of life, not to be too much addicted to any one thing.

Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.

The boredom occasioned by too much restraint is always preferable to that produced by an uncontrolled enthusiasm for a pointless variety.

All of our actions take their hue from the complexion of the heart, as landscapes their variety from light.

Two cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism.

Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.

Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure.

Focus in on the genre you want to write, and read books in that genre.

A LOT of books by a variety of authors. And read with questions in your mind.

Real life is imperfect and shows differences and variety, characteristics which are not favored in monocultures.

The best interviews -- like the best biographies -- should sing the strangeness and variety of the human race.

If variety is the spice of life, marriage is the big can of leftover Spam.

It takes all sorts to make a world.

Two cheers for Democracy; one because it admits variety, and two because it permits criticism.

Cinema is an old whore, like circus and variety, who knows how to give many kinds of pleasure. Besides, you can't teach old fleas new dogs.

Losers have tons of variety. Champions just take pride in learning to hit the same old boring winning shots.

Variety is the condition of harmony.

Variety is the very spice of life that gives it all its flavour.

The longer one lives, the more one realizes that nothing is a dish for every day.

Variety in mere nothings gives more pleasure than uniformity of something s.

Variety of mere nothings gives more pleasure than uniformity of something.

Generally speaking, life is so rich and full of variety;

you have to remember all the time that there is a comical side to everything.

I've been in show business for 50, no, 60 years. I was approached in school to join a variety act.

As a matter of fact, an ordinary desert supports a much greater variety of plants than does either a forest or a prairie.

It is important for me that a certain depth and variety of both exist next to each other. I am very careful not to sacrifice the one for the other.

Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere.

Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice.

Mildly talented in a variety of ways but with no genuine ability in any one field, she was like me, the perennial hapless self-amused dilettante, half-worried by the slippage of time but determined to enjoy failure anyway.

Other things being equal, the value of a book, and especially of an author's whole work, is proportional to its range, that is to the breadth and variety of the life and characters which it presents.

The catalogue of forms is endless: until every shape has found its city, new cities will continue to be born. When the forms exhaust their variety and come apart, the end of cities begins.

Competition is a process or variety of habitual behavior that grows out of a habit of mind.

I build confidence when I practice a variety of shots - hitting it high or low, working the ball. A lot of golfers go to the range and just hit full shots. That doesn't build on-course confidence, because you won't always hit full shots out there. My confidence is built on knowing I can effectively work the ball in any circumstance.

We look at the dance to impart the sensation of living in an affirmation of life, to energize the spectator into keener awareness of the vigor, the mystery, the humor, the variety, and the wonder of life. This is the function of the American dance.

Life is a series of diminishments. Each cessation of an activity either from choice or some other variety of infirmity is a death, a putting to final rest. Each loss, of friend or precious enemy, can be equated with the closing off of a room containing blocks of nerves and soon after the closing off the nerves atrophy and that part of oneself, in essence, drops away. The self is lightened, is held on earth by a gram less of mass and will.

If man is to survive, he will have learned to take a delight in the essential differences between men and between cultures. He will learn that differences in ideas and attitudes are a delight, part of life's exciting variety, not something to fear.

I have often thought that if heaven had given me choice of my position and calling, it should have been on a rich spot of earth, well watered, and near a good market for the productions of the garden. No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden. Such a variety of subjects, some one always coming to perfection, the failure of one thing repaired by the success of another, and instead of one harvest, a continued one thro' the year. Under a total want of demand except for our family table. I am still devoted to the garden. But tho' an old man, I am but a young gardener.

History is the best medicine for a sick mind, for in history you have a record of the infinite variety of human experience plainly set out for all to see, and in that record you can find for yourself and your country both examples and warnings: fine things to take as models, base things rotten through and through to avoid.

Any language is necessarily a finite system applied with different degrees of creativity to an infinite variety of situations, and most of the words and phrases we use are prefabricated in the sense that we don't coin new ones every time we speak.

Psychobabble is... a set of repetitive verbal formalities that kills off the very spontaneity, candor, and understanding it pretends to promote. It's an idiom that reduces psychological insight to a collection of standardized observations, that provides a frozen lexicon to deal with an infinite variety of problems.

Age cannot wither her, nor custom staleHer infinite variety: other women cloyThe appetites they feed, but she makes hungryWhere most she satisfies.

The institution of marriage in all societies is a pattern within which the strains put by civilization on males and females alike must be resolved, a pattern within which men must learn, in return for a variety of elaborate rewards, new forms in which sexual spontaneity is still possible, and women must learn to discipline their receptivity to a thousand other considerations.

It would be a thousand pities if women wrote like men, or lived like men, or looked like men, for if two sexes are quite inadequate, considering the vastness and variety of the world, how should we manage with one only? Ought not education to bring out and fortify the differences rather than the similarities? For we have too much likeness as it is, and if an explorer should come back and bring word of other sexes looking through the branches of other trees at other skies, nothing would be of greater service to humanity; and we should have the immense pleasure into the bargain of watching Professor X rush for his measuring-rods to prove himself superior.

Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetites.

Although human subtlety makes a variety of inventions by different means to the same end, it will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple, or more direct than does nature, because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.

Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction because of the variety of factors in operation, not because of any lack of order in nature.