"I never keep to anything long. Variety is the mother of Enjoyment."
~ Vivian Grey
by Benjamin Disraeli
"I sometimes think the most wonderful achievement of our tremendous civilization was food—its inconceivable abundance, its infinite variety, its marvellous delicacy. O my grandsons, life was life in those days, when we had such wonderful things to eat."
~ The Scarlet Plague
by Jack London
"I am a citizen of the world, and I have met, in my time, with so many different sorts of virtue, that I am puzzled, in my old age, to say which is the right sort and which is the wrong."
~ The Woman in White
by Wilkie Collins
Silence is of different kinds, and breathes different meanings.
by Charlotte Bronte
Before Selden left college he had learned that there are as many different ways of going without money as of spending it.
~ The House of Mirth
by Edith Wharton
The complex affair we call the world requires a great variety of people to keep it going.
~ The Golden House
by Charles Dudley Warner
There are so many of us, and our lots are so different, what wonder that Nature's mood is often in harsh contrast with the great crisis of our lives? We are children of a large family, and must learn, as such children do, not to expect that our hurts will be made much of--to be content with little nurture and caressing, and help each other the more.
~ Adam Bede
by George Eliot
"People do not like you to be different. If ever in your life you act differently from others, you will find it so, mademoiselle."
~ Saint's Progress
by John Galsworthy
"I trust that age doth not wither nor custom stale my infinite variety."
~ The Adventure of the Empty House
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale
Her infinite variety.
~ Antony and Cleopatra
by William Shakespeare