Variation Quotes

โ€œIt's bullshit to think of friendship and romance as being different...

โ€œIt's bullshit to think of friendship and romance as being different. They're not. They're just variations of the same love. Variations of the same desire to be close.โ€ โ€• Rachel Cohn, Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List
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โ€œYou must not forget that a monster is o...

โ€œYou must not forget that a monster is only a variation, and to a monster the norm is monstrous.โ€ ~ John Steinbeck, East of Eden
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โ€œIt would be possible to describe everything scientifically, ...

โ€œIt would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.
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"Every time a man is begotten and born, the clock of human life is wound up anew to r...

"Every time a man is begotten and born, the clock of human life is wound up anew to repeat once more its same old tune that has already been played innumerable times, movement by movement and measure by measure, with insignificant variations."-Arthur Schopenhauer
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 11
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"I go to movies expecting to have a whole experience. If I want a movie tha...

"I go to movies expecting to have a whole experience. If I want a movie that doesn't end, I'll go to a French movie. A movie has to be complete within itself; it can't just build off the first one or play variations." - Joss Whedon
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 27
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Golf is an exp...

Golf is an expensive variation of the marble game
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Our differences do not have to create divisions, our contrasts do not have to create conflicts, a...

Our differences do not have to create divisions, our contrasts do not have to create conflicts, and the variations in our beliefs do not have to create violence in our lives. There is another way. But we will not find that way by searching for it. We will only find it be creating it.โ€” Neale Walsch
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โ€œPolitical language -- and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conser...

โ€œPolitical language -- and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists -- is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.โ€ George Orwell (โ€œPolitics and the English Languageโ€)
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I read everything. I read biographies, mainly because I didn't know how other peop...

I read everything. I read biographies, mainly because I didn't know how other people live their lives. I think my variations reading came from a deep longing for something that was missing. I was searching for someone, for my story. To not feel so alone.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 15
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Some funny variatio...

Some funny variations on "A mind is a terrible thing to waste."
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 06
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...there is only one sin, only one. An...

...there is only one sin, only one. And that is theft. Every other sin is a variation of theft. --Baba, The Kite Runner
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"A rising tide raises all ships."- Mos...

"A rising tide raises all ships."- Most prominently attributed to JFK; a variation of a quote by the New England Council.
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5 notable variations on "...

5 notable variations on "Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better."
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Five interesting variations on ...

Five interesting variations on the War of 1812 quote "We have met the enemy..." from five other wars
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