Quotes of Different

“ We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams. ”

- Jimmy Carter

“ My novels point out that the world consists entirely of exceptions. ”

- Joyce Carey

“ I find it odd at 47 that I can go to festivals and be in the company of groups that are much younger and we are playing a not-dissimilar set. ”

- Chris Bailey

“ Novels for me are how I find out what's going on in my own head. And so that's a really useful and indeed critical thing to do when you do as many of these other things as I do. ”

- Cory Doctorow

“ Success is sweet: the sweeter if long delayed and attained through manifold struggles and defeats. ”

- Amos Bronson Alcott

“ Always remember that you are an Englishman and therefore have drawn first prize in the lottery of life. ”

- Cecil Rhodes

“ Our commitment to human rights, primarily of the individual, but also of our diverse ethnic and religious heritage for which we suffered, must be absolute. ”

- Jalal Talabani

“ We have polar opposite views on a lot of things. ”

- Lindsey Graham

“ But, you know, as you get older, my God, the parts get more varied. There's a lot of fun to be had doing a lot of different things. ”

- Alan Bates

“ Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics. ”

- Alex Haley

“ I don't see novels ending with any real sense of closure. ”

- Michael Ondaatje

“ But O the truth, the truth. The many eyes That look on it! The diverse things they see. ”

- George Meredith

“ The teams bring diverse assets to the table. ”

- John Whitehead

“ Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life. ”

- Aristotle

“ On the big issues, Joan and I are amazingly in tune, but on the creature-comfort level, we're incompatible. ”

- Robert Parker

“ I obviously prefer writing novels but I take my journalism very seriously, and I enjoy doing it between novels. It gives me an opportunity to move in the outside world. ”

- Mordecai Richler

“ The return to the Organization of the United States of America, the bearers of a great and diversified democratic culture that has inspired many other peoples. ”

- Carlo Azeglio Ciampi

“ I have a number of alternatives, and each one gives me something different. ”

- Glenn Hoddle

“ Cherish forever what makes you unique, 'cuz you're really a yawn if it goes! ”

- Bette Midler

“ My son, beware of a plain damsel who charmeth thee, for she needeth much wile, and useth diverse weapons. ”

- Frank Gelett Burgess

“ Laughter is man's most distinctive emotional expression. ”

- Margaret Mead

“ Serious things cannot be understood without laughable things, or opposites at all without opposites. ”

- Plato

“ I have been studying the traits and dispositions of the "lower animals" (so called) and contrasting them with the traits and dispositions of man. I find the result humiliating to me. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Incommensurables cannot be compared. ”

- Garrett Hardin

“ I have tried to celebrate the park, which means so much to so many of us, in The Eye of the Storm and in some of the shorter novels of The Cockatoos. ”

- Patrick White

“ You have to listen to adversaries and keep looking for that point beyond which it's against their interests to keep on disagreeing or fighting. ”

- Cyrus Vance

“ Time rushes toward us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation. ”

- Tennessee Williams

“ You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled then something has been lost. ”

- Martha Graham

“ A toddling little girl is a center of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other. ”

- George Eliot

“ I'm in four different films this year, and I have four different accents. I sound different in every film. You have to love a character to play it well, and change in my work is what I want. ”

- Robert Carlyle
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